Celebrating Our Common Humanity is an exceptional accumulation of verse and stories, with commitments from individuals of varying backgrounds. It energizes me stunning to see this book being utilized in manners we didn’t see, amid its creation. Since the book was distributed, in December 2003 by McGraw-Hill, we have gotten much criticism on the numerous ways they are utilizing our book, as an instructing device. Diversity mentors, in the zones of Human Resource, seized the opportunity to buy numerous duplicates of the book and begin utilizing it as diversity training material for their associations.
Roger Rosas kept in touch with us this message: I simply wrapped up your book Open My Eyes, Open My Soul and I might want to disclose to you how superb your book is. I am a Diversity Project Manager for Liberty Mutual and your book has made me see Diversity in an all out various forthcoming. I am likewise an individual from the Houston Human Resources Association and individual from the Diversity Committee. I am planning to give your book as a blessing to every individual from the Committee. I realize that they all will appreciate it as much as I do.
Notwithstanding the working environment, individuals are utilizing our book in houses of worship and numerous classrooms across the nation. As a national instructive advisor (and previous teacher) who is much of the time called upon to devise answers for instructional difficulties, I am always looking for materials and sources that can emphatically affect our extraordinary and pained age. Ignorance and diversity training in the workplace keep on biting without end the establishment of our instructive foundations, the training reason for our future heads. Your book fills in as an antitoxin to both of these societal ills.
This reaction has incited us on a voyage to make an investigation control and online courses for diversity training just as an educational programs for teachers, in the classroom. Both Yolanda King and I have possessed the capacity to inventively fabricate keynote introductions, on the subject of diversity, pulling from only a couple of passages in our book each. Yolanda pulls from her ability of an on-screen character and sensationalizes the readings of Muhammad Ali, and Stevie Wonder.