diversity

Very Deliberate Where I Lived

“If all of us who received inspiration move, who’s going to inspire the next generation?” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarification questions What drives the mayor crazy? Why does the mayor believe people move away? What brought her back to Gary? What […]

Breaking Down Those Barriers

“Most people of color… don’t see the value in staying.” Editing by David M. Sula of Adelmar Entertainment. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us […]

We’re Not There Yet

“Our students will learn to celebrate a broad collection of voices when they start hearing a broad collection of voices.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your […]

Issues Put Out in the Open

“Hello, here I am, I’m trying.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. If you […]

I Am the Melting Pot

“I don’t like being around one culture… How else are you going to learn?” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in […]

Elephant in the Room

“Our skin is different; let’s talk about it. Let’s not throw it under the rug.”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarification Questions Why does the storyteller think Valpo is going to be weird? What are the reasons she gives for wanting to […]

As Far As I’ve Gotten

“My Hindu friends say I’m a Hindu… my black friends call me ‘sistah…’  So, no, I don’t identify with white.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your […]

I’m the Only Person There

“Do people really think about diversity?” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What experiences made the speaker feel cared for? What does the speaker mean by sun-down town, and why do you think he shares that story? What is he trying to […]

Almost Like an Outsider

“I don’t think a lot of people understand how hard it is.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment […]