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Tunnel of Oppression


picture of a tunnel with girl sitting in middle and grafitti saying 'mental health', 'mass shooting', 'body image', and 'voting'

 

The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive, immersive presentation meant to raise awareness and explore different types of oppression. Participants have a 25 minute guided tour through rooms representing different types of oppression. The tour finishes in the 'Room of Hope' where participants have the opportunity to reflect on their experience and emotions with trained university representatives including trained counselors from Counseling & Psychological Services.

The Department Intercultural Affairs' Fall 2019 Tunnel of Oppression theme was The Labels We Wear: Microaggressions. Rooms explored Mental Health, Voting/Political Climate, Mass Shootings, Access to Health Care and Body Image.

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