[Perform-talk] comments wanted for book & articles on diversity awareness
penatwork at epix.net
Wed Mar 11 19:00:09 UTC 2009
I ran across the following query on the HARO (Help a Reporter Out) list,
and thought some of you might want to weigh in on it or pass it on. As
usual, the writer doesn't even include people with disabilities. Maybe
we can let her know we're out here and experiencing job discrimination
as much or more than other groups.
Please remember that I am just passing this on to you. I don't know the
Summary: "Diversity Awareness 101"
Name: Shelley Bluejay Pierce
projectindigenous at yahoo.com
Media Outlet/Publication: Book and magazine
Specific Geographic Region? No
Deadline: 5:00 PM MOUNTAIN - March 27
"Seeking input across all sectors to the 4 questions below for a
book as well as magazine inclusion. Responses from individuals of
an ethnic or cultural group/s who have endured misunderstandings or
lost work promotions due to the lack of cultural understanding are
needed. Responses by business leaders who creatively bridged the
"diversty gaps" within their workforce and/or company leadership
also may offer their suggestions. These are the types of
individuals we seek for their input into this book. Yes, the topic
is broad but then, so is the "diversity" issue in general. The
questions below are a place to get you started in thinking about
how YOU view these topics vs. how a particular culture or ethnicity
may view these same topics entirely differently.
1. Do you think minority individuals understand the value of money?
2. Does diversity affect the American dream?
3. Will the new administration help or hinder the growth of
4. Does diversity awareness help minorities get better paying jobs?
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