The Phoenix Human Relations Commission, in cooperation with the Equal Opportunity Department and PHX Channel 11, has produced a 35-minute DVD addressing race relations and cultural diversity. The DVD, United Minds: A Youth Perspective on Diversity, focuses on ways for youth to build tolerance and a sense of community at school.
It features 13 dynamic students from Valley high schools gathered together for a roundtable discussion on diversity issues affecting young people. Discussion centers on:
- What is Diversity?
- Race and Ethnicity Perceptions
- Who is Responsible for Change?
- Reflections of the Past and Visions of the Future
The aim of the DVD is to stimulate positive discussion about issues of diversity and equality. It is available free of charge to high school teachers and counselors, neighborhood and community groups, and faith-based organizations to help both adults and young people learn to value, appreciate and respect differences in our society.
EOD collaborated with the National Conference for Community and Justice in creating a discussion guide to accompany the DVD.
For a copy of the DVD and discussion guide, contact the Equal Opportunity department at 602-256-4126/voice or 602-534-1557/TTY. There is a charge per DVD to cover the cost of dubbing and shipping.