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DEI Event – Disparity Trap: The Unfair Game of Life

June 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Disparity Trap: The Socially Conscious Board Game provides an easy way to have the hard conversations around race & privilege in America and how they impact society in systemically dominant (SD) and systemically non-dominant (SND) ways. The game play is like many of its kind, where your individual goal is to accrue as much wealth as possible. But where it differs is that you can have a team goal as well where you work with your fellow players to dismantle the Disparity Traps seeking to keep everyone in poverty. Within this game you also step into someone else’s shoes; to experience the disparities within an identity different from your own. Throughout the game, the dice roll correlates your identity in the game to real life statistics.

This is a new game. DEI is looking for volunteers to play the game and give feedback.

Spaces are limited. Please reserve a spot here: https://forms.gle/NZ9Meerik9EzPqi37.

For more information, please contact Michelle Johansen at mjohansen@deltastate.edu.


June 1
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm