WEEK TWO

Welcome
Kimberly Vrudny welcomes attendees to the second session of “Becoming Human.”

Video: The War on Drugs
Dr. Jessica Siegel, Associate Professor of Neuroscience at the University of St. Thomas, guides participants through the impact of the 1980s “war on drugs” on black and brown people in the United States of America.

Activity
Play a game of Monopoly, using by the “Rules for Monopoly in a Stratified Society.”

Reflection
After playing the game of Monopoly using the rules for a stratified society, record your reactions. Describe what happened generally, and what happened to you specifically. How does this exercise influence how you think about the issue of the war on drugs and institutionalized racism in the United States?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
PowerPoint
Video: Q&A
Further Reading

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