This workshop introduces participants to economic globalization and how we fit into the picture as youth. Participants critically analyze issues that fall under the umbrella of globalization, such as economics and trade, colonialism, consumerism, sweatshops, workers’ rights, gender and climate change.

Learning Outcomes
  • To think critically about global connections; to define internationalization and globalization.
  • To increase awareness of the nature and characteristics of global relationships that impact our everyday lives.
  • To explore local actions that can contribute to more equitable globalization.

Please note: This workshop is currently being revised and will be ready in March 2016.