Theme: Identity & Personal Development

Emotional Intelligence: A Deeper Look

by Yolo Akili Robinson

This lesson serves to give an overview of how emotional intelligence can help us sustain love, nurturance, and awareness in our relationships with others. Through an overview and discussion of the Five Domains of Emotional Intelligence and the Feelings Wheel, participants will gain the ability to recognize, support and affirm their emotions and the emotions of others, as well as connect these tools to their sexual decision making.


By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to:

  • Define Emotional Intelligence.
  • Describe one way that practicing Emotional Intelligence can be useful to Black same-gender loving men.
  • Discuss and Evaluate the Five Domains of Emotional Intelligence.

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Group Size

820 participants
12 facilitators


75 minutes


Flip chart paper
Writing utensils
Printed handouts