diversity

Connections: How the Irondequoit Police Department is working to improve diversity within its ranks

The Irondequoit Police Department is working to improve the diversity within its ranks. We discuss the department's efforts and how having more officers...
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Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:49am
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Connections: Pittsford graduates of color share their experiences in the district

The Pittsford Central School District is dealing with multiple issues and incidents pertaining to race, as covered recently by WXXI News. Superintendent...
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Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:07am
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Pittsford Central School District defends response to botched Black History Month project

The Pittsford Central School District is defending its handling of a Black History Month project that went wrong. WXXI News reached out to the district...
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Fri, 04/26/2019 - 6:08am
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Connections: Discussing diversity and inclusion in the preservation movement

When historic buildings and spaces are successfully preserved, they help tell the stories of the communities that used and cared about them. But what...
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Wed, 04/24/2019 - 10:44am
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Connections: Discussing the book, “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"

Keuka College is preparing to welcome Beverly Tatum , author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” Here’s how the college...
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Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:20am
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Connections: How to address racial disparities in STEM majors and professions

A group of graduate students at the University of Rochester is leading an initiative that encourages more people of color to pursue STEM-related majors...
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Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:11am
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Connections: Discussing bias in determining which students are gifted

How do educators determine which students are gifted? Are there biases that come into play? We examine those questions with Dr. Donna For d of...
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Fri, 04/12/2019 - 10:21am
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Connections: Celebrating the RABJ, and discussing the state of diversity in media

The Rochester Association of Black Journalists (RABJ) is celebrating 15 years as an organization. Since its inception, it has worked to bring diversity...
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Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:57am
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Connections: Understanding the value of interfaith education

Nazareth College is opening a new center with the goal of promoting cross-cultural awareness and understanding among people of different belief systems....
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Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:42am
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Connections: How to better educate the general public about African American history

February is Black History Month, and there are a number of local endeavors to help educate the general public about the achievements of African...
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Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:11am
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