|"Though I am different from you, we were born involved with one another." (T'ao Chin)
|DIVERSITY includes age, disabilities, economic status, ethnicity, gender, gender
identity, geography, high abilities, language, race, religion, and sexual orientation.
The committee's charge is to (1) develop diversity programs and activities that support students, faculty,
and staff and (2) promote compliance with diversity accreditation standards.
|DR. KING INTERNET RESOURCES
|"Our lives begin to end on the day we
become silent about things that matter."
|PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET INFORMATION, RESOURCES, AND SUPPORT
|MORE INTERNET INFORMATION, RESOURCES, AND SUPPORT SERVICES
|The 2013-14 Committee
Michelle Albright, LaVada Brandon, Bonnie Colon, Lisa Hollingsworth, Tom Mihail, Mashone Parker, and Kay Ward-McDuffie
|VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPORT TEACHING AND LEARNING
|Events sponsored by the College of Education Diversity Committee
|Diversity Advocacy Series
|Myths develop because they sound intuitively correct and support stereotypical thinking.
The facts are clearly supported by educational research evidence.
|TEACHING STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES
TOLERANCE AND PEACE
|PAKISTANI STUDENT, GIRLS' EDUCATION ACTIVIST, AND SURVIVOR OF ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT
"Even if they come to kill me, I will tell
them what they are trying to do is wrong,
that education is our basic right."
"It doesn't matter who you are or where you come
from or what you look like or where you live. It
doesn't matter whether you're Black or White or
Hispanic or Asian or Native American, or young or
old, or rich or poor, able, disabled, gay or straight,
you can make it here in America if you're willing to
|"These 20 children lit up this
community better than all the
Christmas lights we have. There are
20 brighter stars in the heavens."
|ST. ROSE OF LIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH; NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT
|PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
|ON THE TRAYVON MARTIN VERDICT
QUOTED IN TIME, VOL. 182, NO. 5 | JULY 29, 2013
"All you have to do is look at the protesters - they are white and black,
Spanish-speaking and Asian. What is really injured - bruised, if you will -
is the psyche of our national population. We are all harmed. We are all
belittled, and we give to the rest of the world more ammunition to sneer
at us ... It really makes me see how far we have to go ... It is so painful."
|ADDRESSING THE UNITED NATIONS ON HER 16TH BIRTHDAY
INTERNATIONAL MALALA DAY | JULY 12, 2013
|"One child, one teacher, one book,
and one pen can change the world."
|"Fifty years ago 250,000 people converged on
the National Mall for a March on Washington.
It became not just the largest political
demonstration to date in American history, but
also the beginning of a new era, defined by the
phrase 'I Have a Dream.'" (TIME Magazine)
|"There can be no keener revelation of a society's
soul than the way in which it treats its children."
|ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT LEADER | PRESIDENT OF SOUTH AFRICA (1994-1999)
"I understand how big this is. It's a big deal. No one has
done this before. And it's kind of a nervous process, but I
know what I want to be. I want to be a football player in
|MISSOURI ALL-AMERICAN DEFENSIVE LINEMAN | AP DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
|"If you hear a voice within you say,
'you cannot paint,' then by all means, paint,
and that voice will be silenced."