Why this course?

This course is for people who want to explore their own identities and discuss the relationship between social identity and power. As a student, you will...

  • Learn how to use the Power Flower to explore your own identities.

  • Reflect on what identity means to you and how it plays out in society.

  • Share your insights with friends, colleagues, or in a closed online discussion.

Instructor(s)

Instructor | Facilitator

Mia Henry

Mia Henry (she|her) is the daughter of Black activists from Alabama. She is also a nationally-recognized thought leader, specializing in facilitation and organizational development work with nonprofits, schools and companies that seek a justice and equity lens. Mia is the founder and principal of Freedom Lifted, a company dedicated to supporting leaders through social justice education. Previously, she was a founding director of the Chicago Freedom School and the executive director of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. Mia has degrees from Rutgers University and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as knowledge informed by that which has been passed to her from family and ancestors, extensive travel, and the many relationships she has nurtured in communities across the U.S.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from your instructor

    • How to use this course

    • Guiding Beliefs and Invitation

    • Land Acknowledgement

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Let's get started!

    • Power Flower Intro

    • Create Your Power Flower

    • Power Flower - Description and Instructions Part 1

    • Power Flower - Instructions Parts 2 and 3

    • Power Flower Reflection

    • Exploring Social Identity

    • Quick Quiz on Identity

  • 3

    Next Steps...

    • Thank you!

    • Template: Complete Power Flower Workbook

    • More resources for you

    • Next steps...Justice at Work!

    • Before you go...

We promise! This course is....

  • Short and Sweet

    We estimate that this course will take you 1 hour or less to complete.

  • Great for Groups

    Ask a friend, colleague or team to sign up for this free course as well and let it start a conversation about the role identity plays in our lives.

Take this FREE mini-course on using the Power Flower...

...and ask a friend to join you!