Archive | diversiity in schools

Diversity and Inclusion on a Budget – Ebook

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With today’s top diversity story focusing on a small community college getting headlines over a “no white people allowed” social event, I was happy to run into this book, Diversity and Inclusion on a Budget. Some people still aren’t getting it about diversity (the school’s diversity officer came up with the idea of the exclusive […]

Diversity Briefings 10/28/2010

Welcome to Diversity Briefings: 10/28/2010 Volume 1, Issue 7Group Klopfer Diversity ConsultingSusan Klopfer, editor and publisher Welcome to the seventh issue of this new online newsletter. I hope you are enjoying the stories and links. If you would like to subscribe to receive daily updates, the form is at the bottom of today’s issue. Good reading! […]

October 19, 2010 – Briefings

WASHINGTON – A federal jury in Scranton, Pa., has convicted Brandon Piekarsky and Derrick Donchak, both of Shenandoah, Pa., of a hate crime arising out of the fatal beating of Luis Ramirez. The jury found the defendants guilty of violating the criminal component of the federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it a crime to […]

Diversity Briefings; Med School Diversity Increase; Hispanic Enrollments Most Pronounced

Medical schools accepting greater diversity of studentsBy Mike Lillis – 10/13/10 01:08 PM ET More and more minority students are entering the nation’s medical schools, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) reported Wednesday. The increase was most pronounced among Hispanics, who saw first-year enrollment jump to 1,539 in 2010 — 9 percent above 2009 […]

Get Ready for Mix It Up at Lunch Day! Says Southern Poverty Law Center – (Great, Diversity Program For Schools)

Just got this email from the Southern Poverty Law Center, SPLC. Plan now to participate in Mix It Up at Lunch Day, the national event that breaks down social barriers in schools. This year, Mix It Up is on Nov. 9. Teachers will be able to register their schools on the Mix It Up map […]