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Diversity and Inclusion: Home

“Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.” Jintao Hu

What is Diversity

What is so Different about Cultures Anyway

Understanding Diversity: Where are you from?

Know better. Do better.

Cultural Diversity

Multiculturalism in the Modern World

Civility

What is Civility?

Civility is claiming and caring for one’s identity, needs and beliefs without degrading someone else’s in the process. Tomas Spath and Cassandra Dahnke, Founders, Institute for Civility in Government

Civility is about more than just politeness, although politeness is a necessary first step. It is about disagreeing without disrespect, seeking common ground as a starting point for dialogue about differences, listening past one’s preconceptions, and teaching others to do the same. Civility is the hard work of staying present even with those with whom we have deep-rooted and fierce disagreements. It is political in the sense that it is a necessary prerequisite for civic action. But it is political, too, in the sense that it is about negotiating interpersonal power such that everyone’s voice is heard, and nobody’s is ignored.

And civility begins with us.

https://www.instituteforcivility.org/who-we-are/what-is-civility/