Participants are going to explore how and why people can be excluded, regarding their socio-economic background. They are going to learn, which needs this group has and talk about possible counter-actions.
Two sessions of 45min
Facilitator explains, that the word “socio-economic” consists of the words “social” and “economic”. The word itself describes different perspectives on the same subject and that social and economic always belong together.
The participants think about the question “Which characteristics define the socio-economic status of a person?” in silence and make notes. Then, they gather ideas on the main question by a card-collection.
- Formal education and degree of education
- Schooling and studies
- Job and income
- Property of cultural goods (often counted in books)
- Cultural praxis: visit of theatres and museums
- Habitation and ownership structure
- Liquidity and credit rating
Participants gather examples for how, based on the single characteristics, people can be excluded. Facilitator also drops the word “intersectionality”.
Participants work out ways to overcome these problems in their own organisation on their own. Some of them are shared and also noted on the flipchart.