New Orleans Teens Participate in Diversity Workshops

May 13, 2002

Source: The Times-Picayune

On May 13, 2002, The Times-Picayune reported on the "cultural diversity workshops conducted by the National Conference for Community and Justice... [in which] 15 New Orleans area schools that participated,... held each spring at Loyola University. Students are selected based on their leadership skills, but ethnic background is also considered in order to give the groups a good mix of students and allow for a variety of viewpoints... The National Conference for Community and Justice is among several local and national groups trying to fight bias and prejudice through advocacy, conflict resolution and education. The group conducts a wide range of programs that explore discrimination and oppression based on religion, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation."