Type
Crossword
Description

customary benefits, social norms, and material traits of racial, religious, or social groups culture
unsupported or prejudices of a thing, person, or group as compared to other things, people, or groups bias
negative bias and/or discrimination against someone that is from a different race racism
negative bias and/or discrimination against a different gender sexism
negative bias and/or discrimination against someone in a different age group or generation classism
negative bias and/or discrimination against against someone in a different age group or generation ageism
unearned right, benefit, opportunity, or advantage received because of their identity privilege
possession of control authority and/or influence over another or situations power
the ability to work and interact effectively with culture different than your own cultural competence
a fixed belief about a particular group or class of people stereotype
discrimination or predjudice against gay people on the assumption that heterosexuality is the normal sexual orientation heterosexism
different groups or cultures can effectively communicate and resolve conflict effectively intergroup-cohesion
capable to work with and effectively relate to others in a culturally diverse situation cultural intelligence
fit, strong, healthy; not physically disabled-person without a disability able-bodied
stage where person/institution has attitudes or practices toward cultures that purposefully destructive or damaging cultural destructiveness

Social Justice Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A system of oppression that includes discrimination and social prejudice against people with intellectual, emotional, and physical disabilities, their exclusion, and the valuing of people and groups that do not have disabilities. Ableism
individuals whose gender identity and expression line up with their birth-assigned sex. Cisgender
Socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities, and attributes that a given society deems masculine or feminine. This social construct is often linked to and confused with the biological construct of sex. Gender
the fear and hatred of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange. Xenophobia
an identity term for a people who either do not feel sexual attraction or do not feel desire for a sexual partner or partners. Some asexual individuals may still have romantic attractions. Asexual
The institutional, cultural, societal, and individual beliefs and practices that assign value to people based in their socio-economic class. Here, members of more privileged socio-economic classes are seen as having a greater value. Classism
an identity term for a female-identified person who is attracted to male-identified people or a male-identified person who is attracted to female-identified people. Heterosexual
the fear, hatred, and intolerance of people who identify or are perceived as gay or lesbian. Homophobia
the fear and self-hatred of one’s own identity or identity group. Internalized oppression is learned and is based in the acceptance of oppressive stereotypes, attitudes, and beliefs about one’s own identity group. Internalized oppression
the irrational fear or hatred of Islam, Muslims, Islamic traditions and practices, and, more broadly, those who appear to be Muslim. Islamophobia
The systemic and pervasive nature of social inequality woven throughout social institutions as well as embedded within individual consciousness. Oppression fuses institutional and systemic discrimination, personal bias, bigotry, and social prejudice in a complex web of relationships and structures that saturate most aspects of life in our society. Oppression
A pre-judgment or unjustifiable, and usually negative, attitude of one type of individual or groups toward another group and its members. Such negative attitudes are typically based on unsupported generalizations (or stereotypes) that deny the right of individual members of certain groups to be recognized and treated as individuals with individual characteristics. (Institute for Democratic Renewal and Project Change Anti-Racism Initiative. A Community Builder’s Tool Kit. Claremont, CA: Claremont Graduate University.) Prejudice
A group of unearned cultural, legal, social, and institutional rights extended to a group based on their social group membership. Individuals with privilege are considered to be the normative group, leaving those without access to this privilege invisible, unnatural, deviant, or just plain wrong. Most of the time, these privileges are automatic and most individuals in the privileged group are unaware of them. Some people who can “pass” as members of the privileged group might have access to some levels of privilege (J. Beal 2009). Privilege
a term for individuals whose gender identity/expression and/or sexual orientation does not conform to societal norms. This reclaimed term is increasingly being used as an inclusive umbrella term for the LGBTQIA community. Queer
a word that substitutes for a noun. Most people have pronouns that they expect others to use for them. Most cisgender individuals use pronouns that line up with their birth-assigned sex. Many GenderQueer and Trans folks have selected pronouns that best suit who they are and sometimes generate new terms. Pronouns
oppression against individuals or groups based on their actual or perceived racial identity. Racism
system of oppression that privileges men, subordinates women, and devalues practices associated with women. Sexism
a person’s sexual and emotional attractions, not necessarily dependent on behavior. Terms associated with sexual orientation include: gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, heterosexual, and more! Sexual orientation
an umbrella term for people who do not identify with their birth-assigned sex and/or whose gender expression does not conform to the societal expectations. Trans* is used as an inclusive abbreviation. Transgender
the fear and hatred of transgender people. Transphobia

Celebrating diversity Crossword

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Description

Discrimation against persons with the mental and/or physical disabilities; social structures that favour able-bodied individuals. Ableism
discrimination against individuals because of their age, often based on stereotypes. Ageism
a positive or negative inclination towards a person, group, or community; can lead to stereotyping. Bias
intolerant prejudice which glorifies one’s own group and denigrates members of other groups. Bigotry
intimidating, exclusionary, threatening or hostile behavior against an individual. Bullying
a social system of meaning and custom that is developed by a group of people to assure its adaptation and survival. These groups are distinguished by a set of unspoken rules that shape values, beliefs, habits, patterns of thinking, behaviors and styles of communication. Culture
physical or mental impairment, the perception of a physical or mental impairment, or a history of having had a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Disability
unfavorable or unfair treatment towards an individual or group based on their race, ethnicity, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, socioeconomic status, education, sex, marital status, parental status, veteran’s status, political affiliation, language, age, gender, physical or mental abilities, sexual orientation or gender identity. Discrimination
psychological, physical, and social differences that occur among any and all individuals; including but not limited to race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language, age, gender, sexual orientation, mental or physical ability, and learning styles. A diverse group, community, or organization is one in which a variety of social and cultural characteristics exist. Discrimination
when target group members refuse to accept the dominant ideology and take actions to redistribute social power more equitably. Empowerment
evenly distributed access to resources and opportunity necessary for a safe and healthy life; uniform distribution of access to ensure fairness. Equality
the guarantee of fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups. The principle of equity acknowledges that there are historically underserved and underrepresented populations and that fairness regarding these unbalanced conditions is needed to assist equality in the provision of effective opportunities to all groups. Equality
a social construct which divides people into smaller social groups based on characteristics such as values, behavioral patterns, language, political and economic interests, history, and ancestral geographical base. Ethnicity
theory and practice that advocates for educational and occupational equity between men and women; undermines traditional cultural practices that support the subjugation of women by men and the devaluation of women’s contributions to society. Feminism
a personal conception of one’s own gender; often in relation to a gender opposition between masculinity and femininity. Gender expression is how people externally communicate or perform their gender identity to others. Gender Identity

Race & Ethnicity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a group whose inherited physical characteristics distinguish it from other groups race
having distinctive cultural characteristics ethnicity
people who are singles out for unequal treatment and who regard themselves as objects of collective discrimination minority group
an act of unfair treatment directed against an individual or a group discrimination
prejudice and discrimination on the basis of race racism
an attitude or prejudging, usually in a negative way prejudice
idea that prejudice and negative stereotypes decrease and racial-ethnic relations improve when people from different racial-ethnic backgrounds, who are of equal status, interact frequently contact theory
an individual or group unfairly blamed for someone else's troubles scapegoat
worker split along racial-ethnic, gender, age, or any other lines; split is exploited by owners to weaken bargaining power of workers split labor market
seeing certain features of an object or situation, but remaining blind to others selective perception
to separate acts from feelings or attitudes compartmentalize
the policy of keeping racial-ethnic groups apart segregation
the process of being absorbed into the mainstream culture assimilation
a policy that permits or encourages ethnic differences pluralism

Chapter 10: Workplace Issues Crossword

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Crossword
Description

beginning jobs that will take you on a path to your ultimate career entry level
the people who work with you coworker
doing what needs to be done without being told initiative
code of values of a person, organization, or society ethics
willingness to work hard and to do a job well work ethics
reporting unethical behaviors to authorities whistle blowing
presence of a variety of people diversity
barriers to promotions glass ceilings
judging other people because of their appearance, age, gender, or race stereotyping
treating a person or a group differently or unfairly because of race, gender, age, culture, and so on discrimination
feedback or judgment of how someone is doing criticism
solving problems conflict resolution
Americans with Disabilities Act ADA
protects workers from long-term exposure to dangerous substances or polluted air EPA
Social Security Act SSA
ensures employees are working in safe conditions OSHA

Prejudice and Discrimination Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

When you judge someone before you meet them. Prejudice
When you treat someone different based on their group, class or category. Discrimination
When you treat someone different based on the colour of their skin or their background. Racism
When you treat someone different based on their gender. Sexism
When you judge someone based on their age. Ageism
When you judge someone if they have a medical problem. Disability
In favour or against a person based on their race, age or class. Bias
When you come to a conclusion about someone by how they look or act. Judgement
When you put a particular type of person in a certain group. Stereotypes
When two things are made the same amount of importance. Equality

Race/Ethnicity Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Differences between groups of people Race
Social category Ethnicity
Does not impact everyday life Symbolic
Displayed depending on its usefulness Situational
Denied the same access Minority group
Beliefs about the superiority of one racial group Racism
Characteristics of a group that is applied to call and is not likely to change the evidence against it Prejudice
Unequal treatment of individuals based on their membership in a social group Discrimination
Unequal treatment carried out by one against another Individual
Unequal treatment carried out by institutions Institutional
Member of the wrong rase Passing
Relationship between different races Miscegenation
Separtation betemween groups Segregation
Pattern of relations Assimilation
Parents and children Family
Identity that is generated through others perceptions of our physical traits Embodied identity
Beliefs of people of generations Culture group
Learning Education
Policies that correct the effects of past discrimination Affirmative
Killing a group Genocide
Forced to move from a territory Population transfer
Controlling a group with a nation Internal colonialism
Racial minority is absorbed into dominant group Racial
Adopting the dominant groups culture Cultural
Cultural pattern of intergroup relations Pluralism

Equality & Diversity Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Fairness
Understanding
Disability
Judgement
Stereotype
Race
Culture
Gender
Legislation
Sexuality
Discrimination
Religion
Age
Diversity
Equality

Diversity and Inclusion Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

FCI Pekin
Affirmative Employment
Personality
Discrimination
Judgment
Age
Gender
Equality
Religion
Culture
Disability
Race
Unsderstanding
Fairness
Policy
Stereotype
Inclusion
Diversity

Culture Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A day set aside for remembering a person, an idea, or an event. HOLIDAY
A natural or human feature that marks a location. LANDMARK
A monument built to honor or remember a person, an idea, or an event. STATUE
A custom that is passed on to others TRADITION
Having many different cultures MULTICULTURAL
A group of people who have the same language, culture, and way of life. ETHNIC GROUP
Meaning different. DIVERSE
A way of doing something. CUSTOM
The number of people living in an area of a certain size, such as 1 square mile. POPULATION DENSITY
To move. MIGRATE
The unfair feeling of hate or dislike for people of a certain group, race, or religion. PREJUDICE
A chance to have a better way of life. OPPORTUNITY

Equality and Diversity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Unfair treatment of different groups with a common characteristic discrimination
A view of a person based on a particular characteristic stereotype
Consider the rights of others respect
Variety Diversity
Sexually attracted to both men and women Bisexual
Major piece of equality legislation Equality Act
Term used to describe the characteristics covered by equality Protected
A group of people with shared language, culture etc race
Physical or Mental condition that limits movement, senses or activity Disability
Male or Female Sex
System of Faith or Worship Religion
Someone who assumes a gender role opposite to the one they were assigned at birth trans
How old you are Age