The Importance Of Intersectionality In Education

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I define intersectionality as having different life experiences and multiple identities that intersect. For example, the EOP program here on campus helps students who are first generation college students. They often have specific needs and obstacles. These students are sometimes below the poverty line. These two identities intersect because having family members who have never been to college often results in making less money which limits the chances of their children going to school. EOP helps with financial resources and provides a safe community of students who have had similar experiences with being first to go college within their
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