Unit 2 DB: “Defining Diversity”
One of the most significant Federal Laws pertaining to freedom, rights and protection is the 1964 Civil Rights Act. While this law has brought about substantial changes in our institutions and regulations, its effects are continuing to evolve.
As a result, we have had a evolving understanding of the term, diversity. Several of our articles speak to that. In this week’s discussion board, address the following set of questions and share your comments. Feel free to express your own thoughts as well as those from outside sources you found helpful.
” If we all treated each other better, would that solve racism? Why or why not? If we stopped noticing race, would it just go away?” Give your thoughts.
“Do diversity efforts in organizations tend to focus on improving interpersonal relations or on addressing underlying structural conditions (that lead to disparate treatment), in society as well as in organizations? How can one get others to understand the difference? How can those conditions be changed?