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Calling In vs. Calling Out

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Danielle and Archie of PROJECT ROCKIT present ‘calling in’ and ‘calling out’ as two ways to challenge prejudice depending on your level of confidence. Calling out is shutting someone down directly, often in a public space, without intent to address or rectify the damage. Calling in is letting someone know their comment was hurtful, often in private, providing space for dialogue to learn and grow.

In this video, they discuss:

  1. What are some of the different factors that might hold people back from challenging prejudice?
  2. In what types of situations do you feel calling out would be more effective than calling in?
  3. Can you think of a time you've challenged discrimination before? If so, what is the biggest reward of challenging it?

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