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Diversity Seminars Promote Acceptance With Communication [AUDIO]

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ST.CLOUD — The Great River Regional¬†Library hosts monthly seminars that bring people of different races, religions and backgrounds together through conversation in a comfortable setting.

Tonight’s seminar, “Embracing Diversity: Making St. Cloud Safe and Welcoming for All People,” featured host Denny Smith and guest speaker, John Lewis.

Smith, a former Tech High School teacher, explains why he started these seminars.

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Lewis, who is the assistant athletic director for St. Cloud State, says he wanted to relate to the audience by sharing his background and personal experiences.

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Lewis says his main point of the discussion is the access – or lack of access – to opportunities.

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If you are interested in attending the next seminar taking place in September, more information on “Embracing Diversity” can be found on Facebook.

 

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