Thinking About Diversity and Inclusion Paper

1062 words 5 pages
Thinking About Diversity and Inclusion Paper
Marquillia Wiggins
SOC/315
February 25, 2013
Dr. Dixon

Thinking About Diversity and Inclusion Paper
Cultural diversity, or multiculturalism, is based on the idea that cultural identities should not be discarded or ignored, but rather maintained and valued. The foundation of this belief is that every culture and race has made a substantial contribution to American history. However, many people remain opposed to the idea of multiculturalism, or cultural diversity awareness, while others often support it and yet have no clear idea of how it should be taught. The diversity of the United States is truly astounding, as many different ethnic and racial groups have contributed to the social,
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It is the exploration of these differences in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment. It is about understanding each other and moving beyond simple tolerance to embracing and celebrating the rich dimensions of diversity contained within each individualCachedYou +1'd this publicly. Undo. Everything that we do as a people should be done a hundred percent and also we should work hard to bring attention to diversity and inclusion in everything we do not only because it makes sense, but because it's the right thing to do.
Diversity training is a fundamental component of a diversity initiative and represents the opportunity for school districts to inform and educate administrators and teachers about diversity. The purpose of training is not only to increase awareness of workplace diversity, but also to develop and enhance skills among employees to help them communicate more profoundly in the future. Differences in race, sexual orientation, education and work experience can cause tremendous damage. Although diversity training cannot all together change individuals’ beliefs, it has the ability to increase awareness, impart knowledge and educate employees further on how to accept differences among fellow employees. The importance of diversity workplace training and the main goal of a successful diversity training program is to create a positive work environment by helping employees recognize and be tolerant

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