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Affirmative action audio
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Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
Affirmative action audio
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  • 1. Learning targetsToday I can:<br />Explain the purpose of using Powerpoint<br />Know how to use Powerpoint as a visual aid instead of a teleprompter<br />Identify what makes a good Powerpoint slide<br />Harvest, include, and cite images properly<br />
  • 2. Why use<br />Powerpoint?<br />
  • 3. YOU are the focus…<br />Not the screen.<br />
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  • 5. Affirmative Action<br />Jon Orech<br />
  • 6. Affirmative Action<br />Jon Orech<br />
  • 7. Justice for All?<br />Jon Orech<br />Image by Flickr contributor robin_slee<br />
  • 8. The Truth About Affirmative ActionJon Orech<br />Image from racialequity.net<br />
  • 9. Overview<br />A system that gives minorities preferential treatment, especially in hiring and education.<br />Originally began as a way to help African Americans during the Civil Rights area but grew to include other minorities and women.<br />
  • 10. Overview<br />A system that gives minorities preferential treatment, especially in hiring and education.<br />Originally began as a way to help African Americans during the Civil Rights area but grew to include other minorities and women.<br />
  • 11. What is Affirmative Action?<br />A system that gives minorities preferential treatment, especially in hiring and education.<br />
  • 12. Some important dates are:<br />1961 – John F. Kennedy encouraged contractors working with the government to hire employees w/o regard to race<br />President Johnson extended and required certain businesses to have hiring plans that added minorities to their companies<br />1964 – Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act banned racial discrimination in employment and created the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission<br />1970 – Supreme Court began hearing challenges<br />1978- Allan Bakke, a white medical student, sued University of California at Davis for admitting minorities with much lower scores than his<br />Affirmative Action ended with President Reagan<br />1995 – University of California voted to discontinue Affirmative Action<br />
  • 13. Some important dates are:<br />1961 – John F. Kennedy encouraged contractors working with the government to hire employees w/o regard to race<br />President Johnson extended and required certain businesses to have hiring plans that added minorities to their companies<br />1964 – Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act banned racial discrimination in employment and created the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission<br />1970 – Supreme Court began hearing challenges<br />1978- Allan Bakke, a white medical student, sued University of California at Davis for admitting minorities with much lower scores than his<br />Affirmative Action ended with President Reagan<br />1995 – University of California voted to discontinue Affirmative Action<br />
  • 14. Landmark Events<br />1961: Kennedy encourages employers<br />1963: Johnson requires hiring plans<br />1964: Title VII of Civil Rights Act<br />1970: Supreme Court challenges<br />1978: Bakkevs U.C. Davis<br />1986: Reagan ends Affirmative Action<br />
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  • 19. IF YOU USE A GRAPH OR CHART, <br />EXPLAIN WHY YOU ARE USING IT.<br />
  • 20. Affirmative Action<br />Get rid of it<br />No longer needed because women are now treated equally<br />57% of all college students are female<br />Since 1990, women have earned more baccalaureate degrees than men<br />Was originally designed to make up for slavery, but many of the “blacks” that are admitted to university are actually first or second generation immigrants from countries like Ghana or Nigeria<br />Many minorities feel insecure on campuses and at jobs b/c they feel like they have to prove themselves<br />We need it<br />White men still have the most power<br />At the end of the 20th century, only 16% of blacks held profession or managerial positions, compared with 31% for whites<br />Women own 39% of contracting firms, but less than 3% of federal contracts go to firms owned by women<br />A 1993 study found that companies with hiring practices that valued women and minorities performed 24% better in the stock market than those who did not<br />Affirmative action corrects the terrible injuries that U.S. culture has allowed for centuries<br />
  • 21. Affirmative Action<br />Get rid of it<br />No longer needed because women are now treated equally<br />57% of all college students are female<br />Since 1990, women have earned more baccalaureate degrees than men<br />Was originally designed to make up for slavery, but many of the “blacks” that are admitted to university are actually first or second generation immigrants from countries like Ghana or Nigeria<br />Many minorities feel insecure on campuses and at jobs b/c they feel like they have to prove themselves<br /> <br />We need it<br />White men still have the most power<br />At the end of the 20th century, only 16% of blacks held profession or managerial positions, compared with 31% for whites<br />Women own 39% of contracting firms, but less than 3% of federal contracts go to firms owned by women<br />A 1993 study found that companies with hiring practices that valued women and minorities performed 24% better in the stock market than those who did not<br />Affirmative action corrects the terrible injuries that U.S. culture has allowed for centuries<br />
  • 22. Ending Affirmative Action<br />Points<br />Females: equal chances<br />Designed to compensate for slavery<br />Minorities’ insecurities<br />Counterpoints<br />White men still hold power<br />Business performance improved<br />Corrects historical injustices<br />
  • 23. Points<br />Females: equal chances<br />Designed to compensate for slavery<br />Minorities’ insecurities<br />
  • 24. What to keep in mind:<br />PPT assists audience, NOT speaker<br />Reduce number of words (6x6 rule)<br />Use images and graphics (GIVE CREDIT)<br />Use easy-to-read fonts <br />Limit effects and transitions<br />Use contrasting colors<br />

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