diversity

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 […]

I Thought We Were Really Good Friends

“When I was needed was the only time I felt included.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions How does the speaker find out that he and his roommate are not really good friends? Why does he end up not talking to his […]

First Generation

“I never knew I was illegal.”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What do we learn about the storyteller’s family? How does the storyteller feel about his family? What was the storyteller’s early experience of America like? What were his […]

Act of Hospitality

“I would teach him something so when he encountered with people from my community, he or she would never get shocked or surprised by my people.”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What makes the speaker look around when he […]

I Don’t Believe in Borders

“The more I learn about other people, the more the obstacles fall between us.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why does the speaker say he doesn’t believe in borders? In Utah, why does the speaker end up only “hanging out with […]

A Turbulent Time

“Fear is a very poor motivator.” 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 […]

Not Sharing My Own Questions

“Different feels, whether it actually is this in truth, feels like less than.” 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 […]

Curious In A Very Positive Way

“I love that my older daughter makes reference to her friend, Regina, as brown.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflecti.. Clarifying Questions What does the speaker mean by “curious in a positive way?” Why is the diversity of Hilltop House important to the speaker? […]