Cross-Cultural Conflict Transformation at a Local School for Immigrants and Refugees

Presented by: Rebecca Curtis, Cathryne Schmitz, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Presented at: 4th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
Date of Session: June 10, 2011

Session Description: Faculty and students from the university are actively engaged in evaluation and interdisciplinary practice at a public school serving immigrant and refugee children ages 9-20. Within this context, an assessment of faculty’s beliefs and strategies concerning diversity were evaluated. The findings included several reoccurring themes around diversity. This information will be presented with recommendations for organizations to encourage diversity while pointing out its benefits.