Week 0

A.S. Office of President Retreat 2012

COMMUNITY AGREEMENTS

  1. Personal Space (no inappropriate touching, hugging without consent)
  2. Confidentiality (what is said in the space stays within the space)
  3. One mic, one star (don’t talk when someone else is talking)
  4. Move back move forward (speak less to leave room for others to talk)
  5. “I” Statements (ex. use “I feel _____” rather than attacking someone)
  6. Challenge and be challenged
  7. Q.-T.I.P. (Quit Taking It Personally – control your neg. responses)
  8. Inclusive language (gay, lame, retarded, homo, illegal aliens, guys)
  9. Ouch, oops, educate (educate when someone says something offensive)
  10. Intention vs. Impact (be understanding w/ people, educate, correct yourself)
  11. Honesty and direct conversation w/ people
  12. NO drama
  13. Open communication
  14. Always chew your food


MAHADER’S LIVING HISTORY PROJECT


DISCUSSION RECAP

  • Always the same people
  • Social media influence
  • Family mentality
  • New faces
  • Activism is dying (not as much passion
  • Big detachment
  • Lack of history memory
  • Educate 1st class
  • Lack of cross cultural relationships


HOW DO STUDENTS PERCEIVE AS?

  • “I don’t know AS”
  • Bunch of special kids
  • Resources for orgs
  • Annoying
  • Disengaged
  • The bank
  • Elections
  • Shady
  • Cliquey
  • Waste of $
  • Scary
  • Un-welcoming
  • Resume builders
  • Intimidating
  • Confusing
  • Unfriendly


WHAT YOU WANT AS TO BE?

  • Homey
  • Welcoming
  • Productive
  • Work w/ student
  • Orgs/OSL/friendly
  • Rep w/ admin to compact issues
  • Inclusive
  • Real leaders -> lead everyone
  • Resource – not obstacle
  • Stop being known as electives
  • AS should be the voice of every single student – “I AM AS”


OUTREACH

  • Knock doors – IV precinct walks
  • Poster (Uncle Sam?/catchy graphics)
  • Buttons
  • Shirts/sweatshirts
  • Copwatch (local police)
  • Comment box (SRB, Ucen, Chem lab, restaurants in IV)
  • Have class discussion (class wraps, free movie, laughology)
  • Office hrs advertising
  • Set up email (make it known)
  • Monthly pizza w/ AS President (or tea)
  • Tours w/ friends (in AS Main?)
  • Tabling (Arbor/Ucen)
  • Make big noticeable signs (lobby)
  • Hand out school supplies
  • Hall Councils + org meetings
  • Weekend help outs (on DP Pass out water)
  • Viral Video
  • Digiknow – tinyurl taped to candy