Rockville (MD) Human Rights Commission’s Diversity and Inclusion Workshop, 10/19/19

Once again, I was part of the Rockville (MD) Human Rights Commission’s Diversity and Inclusive Workshop this past Saturday, October 19, 2019. Previous workshops offered by the Human Rights Commission (HRC) are here, here, here, and here. In the past we have held the workshop in the spring, but seeking to get students involved inContinue reading “Rockville (MD) Human Rights Commission’s Diversity and Inclusion Workshop, 10/19/19”

Diversity, Identity, Stereotypes, and Action: Engaging Young People Today

For the past several years,  I have directed an annual workshop for local youth in Rockville, Maryland.  The event is sponsored by the City of Rockville, Maryland’s Human Rights Commission, of which I was a member and chair for several years.   I’ve continued to volunteer my time for the workshop.   Working with youth today, inContinue reading “Diversity, Identity, Stereotypes, and Action: Engaging Young People Today”

A Model for Engaging Students in Nonviolent Action: Diversity, Oppression, Nonviolence, and Engagement

By: David J. Smith, May 1, 2017 The City of Rockville (MD) Human Rights Commission’s annual Diversity Leadership Workshop was held on Saturday, April 29.   In the past, the program had focused on diversity leadership.  However, this year at the request of students, the focus was on looking at the role of engagement and activismContinue reading “A Model for Engaging Students in Nonviolent Action: Diversity, Oppression, Nonviolence, and Engagement”