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DVP Liberation Role Description

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  • Campaign for liberation of marginalised students at Exeter, listening to and amplifying the voices of those at the margins, particularly those with multiple exclusions or intersecting oppressions;
  • Collaborate with Liberation Networks and Reps, to ensure an intersectional approach to liberation campaigns work across all strands and all oppressions;
  • Assists the Liberation Networks and Reps to deconstruct and demolish structures of oppression and marginalisation within the student body;
  • (2017-18) Works alongside DVP Intersectionality.
  • (2018-19) The DVP Intersectionality and Liberation roles are being merged, and the title will be DVP Liberation.
  • (2018-19) Is Chair for Liberation Council, reporting to Shadow Council on work done.

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Actively engage with the Liberation Networks

Engage with, and support, the Liberation Networks to assist in building and maintaining grassroot dialogue and action on marginalised experiences.

  • Listen to, and amplify, voices from Liberation Networks.
  • Empower Liberation Network Reps and support them in their roles.
    • Feed back issues or concerns to the named staff support for DVP Liberation.
  • Lead on campaigns that have significant input from, and impact upon, the experiences and lives of marginalised students.
 
Promote and implement an intersectional approach to decolonisation

Embody an intersectional approach to all liberation work; we do not live single-issue lives.

  • Work alongside the VP Welfare & Diversity, DVP Intersectionality and Liberation Networks to promote and implement an intersectional approach to decolonisation and the demolition of structural barriers.
 
Address emergent themes and issues

Tackle and campaign on non-legal issues and emergent themes that come up through RiD, the anonymous reporting tool to raise instances of microaggressions and harm.

  • Use anonymous RiD reports to inform and evidence liberation campaigns.
  • Campaign on themes and trends that emerge from RiD and the Liberation Networks to reduce harm and deconstruct colonial praxis and behaviours.
 
Learn and teach intersectionality

Never speak on behalf of others; always raise their voices.

  • Educate yourself on intersectionality, and use intersectional praxis and your experience to teach others.
  • Do not be defensive.
  • Always amplify the voices of those at the margins; never speak over them.
 
Call out instances of structural discriminatory practice at the University

Confront behaviours and practices that are harmful, discriminatory, and marginalising, and challenge cultures that reproduce these behaviours and practices.

  • Consistently and deliberately call out behaviours that are harmful, discriminatory, and marginalising.
  • Publicly voice concerns and demands regarding structural behaviours, cultures, and practices that are apparent at the University.
  • Ardently push for harmful, discriminatory, and marginalising behaviours, cultures, and practices to be eradicated.
 
 

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