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Danvers Committee For Diversity

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What We Are Reading...

Photos: Amy L. Sweeney Photography

"A spirit of harmony will survive in America only if each of us remembers that we share a common destiny."  Barbara Jordan, Congresswoman

How do we cultivate awareness and make our community a place where we are all judged, as Dr. King said,  not on the color of our skin, or our sexual orientation, or our religious beliefs, but on the content of our character?

 

Informing ourselves is a beginnning.

 

- We are currently reading, "Waking up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, " by Debby Irving, a powerful recounting of the author's journey to racial awareness.

 

- The Boston Public School system has come under fire in recent years for not having enough diverse teachers - click here to read.

 

And if you have a suggested read for the Committee, we would love to hear it. Email us