The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio is a human relations organization dedicated to eliminating bias, bigotry, and racism.
Founded in 1927 as the National Conference of Christians and Jews (NCCJ), The Diversity Center is currently a member
of the National Federation for Just Communities, a network of 20 like-minded organizations across the country.
Members of the Commission 50 are recognized annually for progress in creating, enhancing and sustaining their diversity and inclusion strategies. This recognition is based on their responses to the Commission on Economic Inclusion’s annual Employers Survey on Diversity™.
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The Diversity Center was proud to provide cultural competence training to vendors, sponsors, volunteers, police, fire, ems, taxi drivers, etc. in Northeast Ohio prior to GG9. We are proud of our partnership and we are all working together to create a more inclusive community in Northeast Ohio for everyone...contact us for information ... 216 752-3000
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High School Retreat
Thursday, October 16 - Saturday, October 18, 2014
Camp Wise, Chardon, Ohio
Over 150 students and educators representing various Northeast Ohio high schools spend 2 ½ days participating in the fall retreat. Held at a local camp site, students are placed in core groups and spend the time participating in activities and discussions focused on a pre-determined diversity-theme. In addition, participants take part in large group activities and simulations that support the eradication of bias, bigotry rand racism in their respective communities and beyond. Students also partake in camp staples such as campfires; low/high ropes courses and a variety of teambuilding exercises.
Living Voices 2014
October 20-30, 2014
Living Voices presents dynamic solo performances uniquely combined with archival film that turns history into a moving, personal journey. The performances are on-site at your school or organization.
Daring to Be Dumbo - Dancing Wheels
October 30, 2014
University of Akron Guzetta Auditorium
A teenage girl’s story unfolds to reveal the trauma and triumph she experiences when bullied and ostracized for her differences. It is not until she and Dumbo meet in a fantastical pink elephant dream sequence that she embraces her differences. This program explores themes of (dis)ability, bullying, and acceptance through theatrical performance.