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At Peirce College, Diversity & Inclusion is about living a culture that embraces and respects different qualities and abilities, and recognizes the unique contributions that individuals with varying perspectives provide. By valuing and promoting Diversity & Inclusion, we create an environment that enriches everyone in our community and gives opportunities for all to achieve their full potential.
2015-16 Council Members Equal Opportunity Policy Roles and Responsibilities
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Latina Leadership Networking Event:
Latinas and the Political Process
June 29, 2016
699 Ranstead Street,
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National Constitution Center:
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Women's History Month: http://womenshistorymonth.gov/
The 2015 Global Thought Leaders Index, a "collective intelligence" analysis that maps the global conversation on the Internet and ranks its most influential voices, has just been released by The WorldPost and the Zurich-based Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. World's Most Influential Voices 2015
AN EVENING WITH FORMER CONGRESSMAN PATRICK J. KENNEDY
Community Responsibility: Fight to End Addiction and Related Brain Diseases
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016 at 7pm: Congregation RODEPH SHALOM
615 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
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Learn how the ancestors of Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans struggled for freedom, and how each of these cultural trailblazers gain a new understanding of how they fit into this proud trajectory. http://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/in-search-of-freedom-full-episode/14623/
Watch this video which highlights the negative emotional impact of racist attitudes on black women’s lives. "From Harriet Tubman to Ida B. Wells to Dorothy Height, black women have been heavy presences in social justice movements throughout history. However, issues particular to these women are often relegated to secondary status in our collective consciousness." Conversation of Race
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View the video Finding our Roots.
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View the video Kristin Beck, Navy Seal.
View the video 3 ways to speak English.
View the video Journey of our Genetic Ancestry.
An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.
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In this MAKERS interview, Katherine G. Johnson talks about her early affinity for mathematics, a college professor who noticed her gift and pushed her to pursue advanced math courses and how she eventually became a NASA mathematician who calculated, among many other computations, the trajectory for the space flight of Alan Shepard, the first American in space; John Glenn, the first American to orbit earth; and Apollo 11, the first human mission to the moon.
Vilma S. Martínez, the U.S. ambassador to Argentina, has a long history of straddling the worlds of corporate boardrooms and legal defense of minorities. One of the leading voices in Hispanic civil rights since the 1970s, Martínez has run the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund(MALDEF) and been a part of legal fights on behalf of both documented and undocumented immigrants from Latin America. V. Martinez
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Between The World And Me by
"My Life on the Road examines this nomadic existence, from her wanderings with her father to her countless sojourns around the US on political campaign trails, college campus tours, or generally organising, writing, listening and inspiring." http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/my-life-on-the-road-gloria-steinem-a-nomad-shows-the-way-ahead-book-review-a6742151.html