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The Best LGBT Children’s Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference

The Best LGBT Children’s Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
From Maurice Sendak to the real-life story of a gay penguin family, by way of grandmothers and kings.

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Student told she'd never walk again defies odds to become a MODEL

Student told she'd never walk again defies odds to become a MODEL | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
Katie Knowles, 24, from Newcastle, feared she'd never walk again after developing disc degenerative disease and spinal stenosis. She lost feeling in her toes, feet, and thighs.
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Is there a diversity dividend?

Is there a diversity dividend? | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
Studies have shown that diversity in the workplace leads to higher revenues and dividends, but there are still road-blocks on the route to achieving a more balanced labour force.
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Sundance panel urges equality for people with disabilities

Sundance panel urges equality for people with disabilities | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
A special panel at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday urged equality for disabled people in the entertainment industry.
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Diversity and the freedom of interpretation

Diversity and the freedom of interpretation | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
Discussions are raised as to whether offensive material is equivalent to hatred. Indecency may be offensive to some but it is not a form of hatred.

Via Mark G Kirshner
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bliki: DiversityMediocrityIllusion

bliki: DiversityMediocrityIllusion | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
The notion that efforts to increase diversity inevitably lead to mediocrity is wrong. You can increase diversity and maintain quality, but doing so requires more effort.
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How to Uphold White Supremacy by Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion

How to Uphold White Supremacy by Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
Liberalism’s inherent racism.
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What are the best diverse books for children and teenagers? - The Guardian

What are the best diverse books for children and teenagers? - The Guardian | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
Children’s authors, poets and illustrators, including Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Grace Nicholls and Wendy Meddour, recommend diverse books that inspired them to children and teens today.
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Learning by Universal Design

Learning by Universal Design | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
Neuropsychologist David H. Rose, a principal architect of Universal Design for Learning, says classrooms need a richer mix of resources and more emotion.
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When She Finishes Undressing, She Reveals A Powerful Truth About Being Different

When She Finishes Undressing, She Reveals A Powerful Truth About Being Different | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
She's taking every misconception thrust on her disability and peeling them off one by one.
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A Musical Mission To Improve The Lives Of Elders With Dementia - NBCNews.com

A Musical Mission To Improve The Lives Of Elders With Dementia - NBCNews.com | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
NBCNews.com A Musical Mission To Improve The Lives Of Elders With Dementia NBCNews.com Cohen, a social worker and founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, had wanted someone to document what he was witnessing in nursing homes,...
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Should we fight the system or be the change? - Waging Nonviolence

Should we fight the system or be the change? - Waging Nonviolence | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
The strengths and limitations of prefigurative politics. (Great piece on the promise & pitfalls of prefigurative politics for social movements.
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Why cultural diversity matters | Michael Gavin | TEDxCSU

Why cultural diversity matters | Michael Gavin | TEDxCSU | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Michael Gavin, associate Professor of human dimensions of natural r...
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Why diversity matters | McKinsey & Company

Why diversity matters | McKinsey & Company | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
New research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially. A McKinsey & Company article.

Via Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
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The problem with ABC's new disability series, 'Attitudes'

The problem with ABC's new disability series, 'Attitudes' | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
We need to see media depictions that actually challenge and change attitudes instead of just reinforcing stereotypes, writes Jacki Brown.
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Afrizan Celebrating Diversity in South Africa

To celebrate diversity in a multicultural workplace, Afrizan's staff were divided into 12 groups and allocated a month and a Diversity theme for that month. ...
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How Cultural Conflict Undermines Workplace Creativity

How Cultural Conflict Undermines Workplace Creativity | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
Managing cultural conflict in your organization helps create a more harmonious workplace. It also ensures that you reap the creative benefits of multiculturalism.
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Building a new SA on the basis of mutual respect - Independent Online

Building a new SA on the basis of mutual respect - Independent Online | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
Independent Online Building a new SA on the basis of mutual respect Independent Online We celebrate our constitution and those constitutional values, rights and principles which affirm that South Africa belongs to all who live in it, united in our...
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Coffee, culture, conversations link diverse students - The Reflector

Coffee, culture, conversations link diverse students - The Reflector | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
The Holmes Cultural Diversity Center will sponsor “Coffee, Culture and Conversation” Thursday in the Colvard Student Union. The event will be held on the first floor at 3 p.m. in Starbucks. 
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‘Breaking Bad’ star combats disability with humor

‘Breaking Bad’ star combats disability with humor | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
RJ Mitte, famous for his role as Walter White Jr. in AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” received a standing ovation from hundreds of University of Cincinnati students Wednesday night after giving a speech on overcoming adversity.
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Part 3: South Africans Celebrate 20 Years of Freedom and Democracy: A ... - Huffington Post

Part 3: South Africans Celebrate 20 Years of Freedom and Democracy: A ... - Huffington Post | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
Part 3: South Africans Celebrate 20 Years of Freedom and Democracy: A ...
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Joy Ngoma: Being the creator of Muvhango, one of the biggest television series in South Africa which has an all-black cast and broadcast in African languages.
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What a Shaman Sees in A Mental Hospital – Expanded Consciousness

What a Shaman Sees in A Mental Hospital – Expanded Consciousness | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
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The Corporate Diversity Charade

The Corporate Diversity Charade | Diversity Action Campaign | Scoop.it
The dirty little secret of corporate America and the practice of diversity is that 25 years after establishing "diversity" offices, most companies have not developed a mature understanding of how diversity can contribute to their bottom lin...
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