Intentionally embrace and encourage diversity. Below are ways you can challenge yourself to gain a better understanding of diversity, to enhance personal and professional development, and to become better campus resources and leaders.
Participate in a congregation or neigborhood multi-racial/ethnic activity.
Start or join a group to discuss books or movies that explore other cultures.
Attend a lecture with a diversity theme.
Develop a cross-cultural friendship: Invite someone to dinner who is from another ethnic/racial culture.
Familiarize yourself, your family and friends with the music, books and art of ther cultures.
Attend a Diversity Workshop
Stand up to stereotypes and negative comments, and educate anyone who says them.
Incorporate diversity themes into your coursework.
Take a course to learn about another group- be it gender, religion, ability, or race-expose yourself to new ideas.
Step outside your comfort zone. In order to fully embrace others we must deny ourselves. Deny youserf the comfort of your everyday life.