300 managers of businesses and government agencies learned to successfully manage multiple cultures, generations, religions, and other aspects of diversity in the workplace through the Diversity Council’s NEW “Becoming the Solution” in-depth corporate training program.
89% of participants were pleased with the quality of the sessions.
The Diversity Council’s NEW community-wide anti-bullying program challenged 630 adults and youth to stand up against bullying.
1,105 parents, about half from minority and immigrant families, learned how to engage with their children’s education and support their academic success through the Diversity Council’s “Get Smart” Mindset training.
11,330 K-12 students learned to recognize and stand up to prejudice and to understand and accept those different from themselves through our nationally recognized Spark! program.
91% of teachers would recommend Spark! workshops to their colleagues.
88% of teachers agreed that Spark! workshops achieved their objectives.
In partnership with Rochester Public Library, the Diversity Council produced a film in 10 languages introducing immigrants to the resources available at the library.
We were selected by the U.S. State Department to host a visit from Armenian television journalists investigating diversity, education and volunteerism in the United States.
We partnered with Rochester Civic Theatre to present a month-long Celebration of Diversity and Inclusivity featuring drama, poetry, music, dance and art, reaching about 580 participants. (Funded in part by a grant from the arts and cultural heritage fund provided by the Legacy Amendment)
We reached 700 people through a wide variety of other educational offerings, including workshops, speakers, book discussions, films, and special events.