Marya Hay is an instructional specialist in the Equity Initiatives Unit. She is a MCPS graduate and daughter of immigrants. Listen below to hear how Marya's experiences and environments shaped her socialization as a young person into adulthood.
Click on the video to hear Marya's story and her personal Cycle of Socialization.
Institutional and Cultural Socialization
Were there institutions outside of school that helped shape who you are?
What did you learn about others' perceptions about the groups you identify with?
What were the images you saw on TV, movie, books and media? Were the groups you identified with portrayed positively, negatively or missing?
Created with images by Emily Morter - "Where is the love sung by The Black Eye Peas recreated in a tunnel underpass." • averie woodard - "untitled image" • Amanda Jones - "untitled image" • Jordan Whitfield - "Instagram: @Jord.in" • Francisco Andreotti - "untitled image" • Florian Klauer - "vintage typewriter" • Alex Holyoake - "untitled image" • Sebastián León Prado - "friends" • Trust "Tru" Katsande - "Family Love" • Nadine Shaabana - "untitled image" • Yeshi Kangrang - "reflect through" • Kyle Glenn - "Love Trumps Hate"