Paper Basket Exercise

Subgroup Size

Small Group


25 minutes

External cost



Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (2017). Paper basket exercise. In Exploring my power and privilege: Toolkit 2 (pp. 16-19).


Handouts and facilitator guides at the end.

As a result of this activity, participants will be able to: 1. Reflect on the various dimensions of identity and potential sites of privilege or barriers that are associated with these dimensions.