Shane currently works as the Assistant Director for First Year and Sophomore Programs at Brown University’s Brown Center for Students of Color. In his role, Shane coordinates programming for prospective, first and second-year students of color to have a positive impact on their matriculation, transition to college, retention, and academic and co-curricular success. Outside of Brown, Shane is a senior trainer for a Boston-based nonprofit called Class Action, which provides educational workshops and organizational consulting around matters of class identity and classism. He also serves as the board vice president for Class Action. In addition to Class Action’s board, Shane serves on the boards of the Center for Mediation and Collaboration – Rhode Island and the New England Grassroots Environment Fund. Shane earned his MPH at Brown University and his BS in Behavioral Neuroscience from Northeastern University.
Workshop Title: Created Equal: How Class Matters in Our Lives
Workshop Description: Workshop attendees will develop a shared vocabulary about class and classism. They will be able to identify how classism operates along internalized, interpersonal, institutional and structural ways. They will reflect on their class backgrounds and identities to cultivate a richer understanding of class cultures.
Workshop Time: Session II in Memorial Union Room 360