“’There are lots of ways kids feel different from mainstream school culture,’ says Eileen Kugler, advocate for diverse public schools. “A broad interpretation of diversity embraces not only racial and ethnic differences, but variety in socioeconomic background, religion, physical, and mental ability, and gender.”
-THE ADVISER, Winter/Spring 2004, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Inc.
Beyond the Cocoon: Why it’s important to get Uncomfortable
- Recognize the strength of your own unique culture.
- Learn how to have authentic conversations about race, culture and class.
- Break down stereotypes and cliques for authentic personal growth.
- Develop personal goals and strategies for building stronger a school community.