raise (one's) consciousness

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raise (one's) consciousness

To increase one's awareness or understanding of one's own needs or the needs of others. Traveling abroad really raised my consciousness about the plight of the poor around the world.
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Since I am still poking along in my 1985 minivan, Susan's e-mail raised my consciousness about newer car designs.
Another graduate spoke of the impact of the philosophical content: "The undergraduate program in rehabilitation raised my consciousness about the impact of disability and ingrained in me the importance of taking a holistic approach rather than focusing on the disability.