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 didn't make our society a safe space for our children; we didn't have enough awareness; we didn't talk enough, raise consciousness enough,' he exclaimed.
Father Rex Arjona, executive director of the Social Action Center and spokesperson for the Diocese of Legazpi, said the activity was a church-based campaign to raise consciousness among the public on the spate of killings arising from the government's war on drugs.
The Department of Health (DOH) Caraga region leads in the celebration of the annual Cervical Cancer Awareness this month of May with the aim to raise consciousness on cervical cancer prevention and Human papillomavirus (HVP) vaccine.
Art is meant to bring people together, it's meant to raise consciousness," Dixon said.
Alay Kapwa" is the fund-raising program of the Catholic Church to raise consciousness and funds for calamities and major social concerns.
We need to do more to raise consciousness and see if there is anything we can get the Welsh Government to do.
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.
She discusses how education for Aboriginal peoples is part of the colonial regime; the negotiations Aboriginal students face in mixed classrooms where discussions occur on Aboriginal peoples and colonial history; the impact of ongoing racism and colonialism and traumatic effects on students; strategies they use to express feelings, raise consciousness, access supports, and engage in active resistance; and the experiences of Aboriginal students and professors in the context of pedagogy and difficult learning.
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.