consciousness raising

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consciousness raising

n
a. the process of developing awareness in a person or group of a situation regarded as wrong or unjust, with the aim of producing active participation in changing it
b. (as modifier): a consciousness-raising group.
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We need to do more to raise consciousness and see if there is anything we can get the Welsh Government to do.
The Ministry will continue to work with institutions are responsible for the implementation of national laws, policies supported by Non-Government Organisations, Faith Based Organisations and Civil Society Organizations through advocacy and raise consciousness through grassroots mobilization, reaching out to schools, young people and the larger pubic through the media.
The Modern Prosperity Code offers a holistic approach to wellbeing -- mind, body and soul working together to raise consciousness at both the individual and the collective level.
The Great Conversations Event is open to the public and is a screening of a film to raise consciousness about the particular health risk of sugar.
It's the kind of gamechanging influence that will not just deliver millions of dollars but raise consciousness and keep public pressure on putting an end to this devastating pandemic.
The concept of liberation theology combining spiritual reflection with social justice concerns is covered in dialogues which consider services to the poor and approaches to raise consciousness and dignity among the poor.
As part of a larger social justice project to raise consciousness about the racial, educational, and socioeconomic conditions of black and brown people, including linguistically and racially diverse students, in a white world, Orelus (curriculum and instruction, New Mexico State U.
The Department said that the World Oceans Day provides an opportunity to get directly involved in protecting marine environment, and hence it is organizing a range of educational programs, workshops and other planned activities, that aim to raise consciousness about the importance of individual and community action and their involvement in such a global environmental day, as well as the need to preserve marine resources.
Evidence of the low complaint rate suggests that the main advantage of a [federal] prohibition would be to raise consciousness and deter employers from making irrelevant characteristics the basis of decisions.
We want to raise consciousness on women rights issues as well as hear their struggles and advocate for them.
World Oceans Day provides an opportunity to get directly involved in protecting our future, through a new mindset and personal and community action and involvement - beach cleanups, educational programs, art contests, film festivals, sustainable seafood events, and other planned activities help to raise consciousness of how our lives depend on the oceans.
I strongly believe the personal is political and we have a duty to raise consciousness regarding issues of social justice at every opportunity.