Listen to Humanity in Action's interview with NPR affiliate KBIA

In their Oct. 17 presentation, Humanity in Action fellows presented “Exploring Diversity in France” at the University of Missouri. After stopping at Yale University and Georgetown University, the special discussion series sponsored by the Embassy of France traveled to the Midwest before making a final stop at The New School in New York.

The New York-based organization aims to protect minority rights and the values of diverse, democratic societies. To understand these issues in different countries, the organization advocates understanding the systems in place in each country.

“If you don’t understand the internal logic of that specific country, the way you cover it will not be accurate,” said Tara Dickman, Director of Humanity in Action France.

The three fellows presented different aspects of diversity issues in France, including historical discrimination issues to workplace discrimination and the contemporary diversity debate in France.

Humanity in Action gave their presentation to the class Principles in Strategic Communication as well as to an open community forum in the Reynolds Journalism Institute. In addition, the group spoke with Columbia NPR affiliate KBIA.


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