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Rebel Advocates

Rebel Advocates — the brand new, peer-to-peer education program out of the Center for Social Justice at UNLV! Rebel Advocates will be trained to facilitate presentations, discussions, workshops, and events that raise awareness to social justice issues and diversity.

What do Rebel Advocates do?

  • Work with student organizations and academic departments to plan ad facilitate presentations, workshops, and trainings on social justice and diversity.
  • Create environments where healthy dialogues can take place around social justice and diversity.
  • Promote the Center for Social Justice and the programs and services it provides.
  • Attend training sessions, retreats, and events on social justice.
  • Organize annual student social justice conference at UNLV.

Rebel Advocates Trainings & Workshops

Interested In having Rebel Advocates facilitate a training or workshop for you student organization? Please review the presentation descriptions below to see if this would be a resource for your student organization. If you would like to schedule a presentation, contact 702-895-4102 or RebelAdvocates@unlv.edu.

Workshop & Trainings Description

  1. Unpacking Identity: The focus of this presentation is to explore the various aspects of one's identity. It uses activities that help students examine the multiple dimensions of identity within themselves and others. The estimated length of this presentation is 45 minutes to an hour.
  2. Social Group Membership: The focus of this presentation is to bring awareness to the privileges associates with certain social groups. It uses activities that help students examine their social group memberships and their privilege. The presentation could generate dialogue around social power, privilege, and systems of oppression. The estimated length of this presentation could range from an hour to an hour and a half.
  3. LGBTQ Issues Awareness: The focus of this presentation is to bring awareness to issues of individuals who identify within the LGBT community. It uses activities that are derived from the UNLV-Safe Zone training that is offered through the Center for Social Justice. Some of the activities and discussion are centered on various topics that explore: LGBT terminology, gender expression, gender vs. sex, the "Coming Out" process, transgender issues, and heterosexual privilege. The estimated length of these presentations could range from an hour to an hour and a half.