Privilege Backpack

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The purpose of this activity is to explore participants experience of privilege in a practical way, thereby grounding participants theoretical understanding of privilege with a stronger awareness of the ways that they benefit from privilege in their daily lives. This activity is based on the work of Peggy McIntosh and her article “White Privilege: Unpacking the invisible knapsack”.


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Kotare is a social movement education centre in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our vision is of a future with economic, social and environmental justice in Aotearoa based on Te Tiriti o Waitangi. With that vision in mind, our purpose is to support community action for a more just world through participatory education and research.