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Identity In A Hall Of Mirrors

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

To the extent that we are mirrored, encouraged and acknowledged for our achievements and our creative pursuits, we are unified within ourselves. To the degree that we are perceived through a distorted mirror, we are torn asunder and may search for approval at a cost to our real self and creativity.

Wilmer Valderrama On Why Developing Diverse TV Pilots Isn't Good Enough

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.08.2016 | Latino Voices

It's been nearly 18 years since Wilmer Valderrama was introduced to America as the ethnically ambiguous foreign exchange student Fez on Fox's "That '7...

Month of Photography: Los Angeles Welcomes Both New and Longtime Galleries!

Henry K. Long | Posted 03.30.2016 | Arts
Henry K. Long

Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA) celebrates its eighth year. Each year during the month of April, galleries all over Los Angeles participate in the annual initiative. This year's theme is Diverse/City.

Growing Seeds for a Multicultural, Multiracial Teaching Force for Our Rainbow Children

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.19.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

As U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan put it, "I am increasingly worried that our teachers, our administrators don't reflect the great diversity of our nation's students, and that is a real problem."

What is Diversity?

Chad Williams | Posted 06.02.2016 | Black Voices
Chad Williams

A company can seek to have a diverse body of employees, but it cannot seek to hire a diverse employee. An individual can be of a diverse background, his ancestry diverse, but the individual himself cannot be such.

5 of the Most Diverse Cities in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 05.20.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Illinois is home to eight of the country's 230 biggest cities, which were analyzed as part of the study. Here are five of the most diverse big cities in Illinois, ranked by diversity, with their national rank included in parenthesis.

10 of the Most Diverse Colleges in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 03.08.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Diversity has been a symbol of pride for the U.S., as it is for many of the nation's colleges, which are increasingly recognized for having an ethnically, culturally, religiously and socio-economically diverse student body and faculty.

Connecting Everyone to Our National Parks

Neil Mulholland | Posted 09.01.2013 | Impact
Neil Mulholland

Although our national parks are increasingly accessible -- more than 70 are in urban areas and most are within 100 miles of a city -- the parks have struggled to engage growing urban and multicultural populations.

5 Facts Autism Families Want President Obama to Know

Hannah Brown | Posted 01.07.2013 | Parents
Hannah Brown

I was one of the millions who voted for you, and as the mother of a teenage boy with autism, I am grateful that you did so much in your first term to help families coping with autism.