In its 27th year, the Nissan Foundation maintains its focus on recognizing nonprofits that promote respect among racial and cultural groups The Nissan Foundation annually awards grants to nonprofits in California, Georgia, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, Tennessee and Texas Nissan will accept Letters of Intent for the 2020 grant cycle in October 2019 /EIN News/ -- NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Nissan Foundation will award $740,000 in grants to 30 nonprofit organizations for its 2019 grant cycle. The nonprofit recipients are located in Southern California, North Central Texas, Middle Tennessee, Central Mississippi, Eastern Michigan and the New York and Atlanta metro areas. Over its 27-year history, the Nissan Foundation has awarded more than $11.5 million to approximately 150 organizations promoting respect and understanding among cultural and ethnic groups. “The Nissan Foundation is proud to support local nonprofit partners developing … [Read more...] about Nissan Foundation awards $740,000 to promote cultural diversity
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Jennifer Chambers The Detroit News Published 1:29 PM EDT Mar 27, 2019 Proposed revised social studies standards for Michigan's K-12 students include more examples and references to the roles women, minority organizations, Muslims and African-Americans played in history, according to state education officials. On Tuesday, education officials announced that a draft of revised standards would be presented to the State Board of Education on April 11 after the Michigan Department of Education held 18 public sessions on the issue and recorded 5,000 responses and multiple work groups met to consider revisions. The 146 pages of proposed revised standards can be found on the state's website. An additional link compares the current 2007 standards to the proposed 2019 revised standards while another link compares a set of 2018 proposed standards revisions to the 2019 version. Proposed revisions to the standards offered in 2018 by then-Republican … [Read more...] about Proposed Mich. social studies standards include more diversity examples
Liz Zabel correspondent All articles by Liz With a population just over 1,000, Elkader probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when thinking of cultural diversity. But not only is this northeast Iowa town named after a famous Algerian, Emir Abdelkader, it is also sister cities with Mascara, Algeria, and home to Schera’s Algerian-American Restaurant. Opened in 2006 by native Iowan Brian Bruening and French-Algerian Frederique Boudouani, Schera’s has become a staple on Elkader’s main street and a regional cultural and culinary destination. Bruening and Boudouani met while attending college in Boston, later marrying and moving back to Iowa to escape the bustle of the city. The couple were immediately drawn to Elkader due in part to its ties to Algeria but also because of the town’s vibrant downtown, … [Read more...] about Cultures come together at Schera’s Algerian-American Restaurant in Elkader
According to WalletHub rankings, New York is the fifth most diverse of the 50 states. The Capital Region ranks as the 90th most diverse among small cities. Keep clicking to see New York's ranking in other diversity areas and Albany's rank, where available, among 501 cities nationwide. The lower the number, the more diverse a place is. less According to WalletHub rankings, New York is the fifth most diverse of the 50 states. The Capital Region ranks as the 90th most diverse among small cities. Keep clicking to see New York's ranking in other ... more Photo: Lori Van Buren, Albany Times Union Buy photo Political diversity rank New York state: 2 Albany: cities not ranked Political diversity rank New York state: 2 Albany: cities not ranked Photo: John Carl D'Annibale, Albany Times Union Buy photo Educational attainment diversity rank New York … [Read more...] about States ranked: How diverse is New York?
Latin American culture enjoys a broad range of influences, both modern and from throughout history. MORRIS PLAINS, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES, September 19, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Whether 'high culture' or 'pop culture,' the culture of Latin America is as fascinating as it is varied. Also taking in religion and other customary, cultural practices, it's an area of great interest to Miriam Chesner, a New York University graduate, teacher of English as a second language, and cultural expert based in New Jersey. Miriam Chesner goes on to explain that much of Latin American culture can be broken down into key areas of influence. These include the influences of pre-Columbian cultures, European colonial cultures, African cultures, and cultures originating in Spain, Italy, France, Germany, and Eastern Europe. "These European cultures are the result of immigration during the 1800s and 1900s," Chesner reveals. Folklore also plays a large part in Latin American culture, often divided into … [Read more...] about Miriam Chesner explores the Latin American culture