Mosaic or Melting Pot – Which is Better?

by Dr. Denise O'Neil Green | February 18, 2014 10:00 AM

mosaic-vs-melting-potAs we know, February is Black History Month, however, I didn’t realize that Canada also celebrated Black History Month.  To celebrate the occasion, the Toronto Intercultural Dialogue Institute invited me to speak on the topic of "Canadian or U.S.Diversity in Post Secondary Education: Which is more inclusive?".  Since arriving in Canada, I am often asked to compare the two countries and share how they are different with respect to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). Is America's Melting Pot or Canada's Mosaic more inclusive of racial diversity?  What I have come to realize is that both countries have much to learn from each other.  The video below features the presentation I delivered, of which noted takeaways were:

Tell Me Your Thoughts:

Is America's Melting Pot or Canada's Mosaic more inclusive of racial diversity?

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