Building Bridges

Things You Can Do

  • Listen to other people’s stories. Try to understand their experience.
  • Read books by authors who have a different perspective than yours.
  • Visit museums, historical sites, memorials that focus on civil rights.
  • Visit a house of worship of a denomination other than yourown.
  • Participate in book discussions, dialogue circles, lectures that expand your understanding of diversity.
  • When you think you see someone being discriminated against, speak up.
  • Don’t make assumptions about people. Be willing to ask questions.
  • Be forgiving.
  • Be respectful and be honest with yourself.
  • Volunteer with an organization that serves diverse populations.