Maryland Sees Growth in Racial Diversity, but Challenges Persist
The Australians were caught in the middle of the religious discrimination bill. Canada's Minister Ng reaffirms Canada's commitment to inclusion at opening of Chinatown Storytelling Centre
When you think of the most diverse state in US, what do you think of first – California? Maybe Texas? According to US census data, Maryland is now the most racially diverse state on the East Coast. Why has Maryland experienced such growth? U.S. News explains.
Bristol academy adopts diversity curriculum
DEI has caught a lot of media attention over the last few years. One can slowly see how different sectors are taking action to bring DEI to a conscious level. In education, a Bristol academy has adopted a curriculum that promotes diversity, and over 20 schools have trialled this curriculum which incorporates black and minority ethnic (BME) teachings into all of its subjects. BBC News tells us more.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion news: Australia – Legislation
Queer and devout: The Australians caught in the middle of the religious discrimination bill
A Religious Discrimination Bill is expected to be introduced into the Australian Parliament this week. This bill was recommended by the Religious Freedom Review to protect freedom of religion across the country. This bill has attracted both support and concerns. ABC News explains.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion news: Canada – Anti-Asian Racism
Minister Ng reaffirms Canada’s commitment to inclusion at opening of Chinatown Storytelling Centre
Anti-Asian racism has risen dramatically during the pandemic. The Chinatown Storytelling Centre in Vancouver has opened and serves as a hub to celebrate Chinese Canadians’ experiences and contributions to Canada. Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, attended the opening and reaffirms the Government of Canada’s commitment to fight anti-Asian racism and to ensure inclusion and representation through policies and actions. Yahoo Finance tells us how.
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