What is diversity?

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The word diversity refers to something that is diverse, meaning that it has lots of different kinds or types. For example, you could have a box of candies with lots of diversity, meaning there are many different kinds of treats, like sour gummies, hard lemon-drops, licorice, and lollipops. You could listen to a radio station that plays really diverse music, and switches from classical to show-tunes to country to jazz. You could even have a really diverse wardrobe filled with everything from silly hats to dainty dresses! 

The word “diversity” is often used to refer to people. Have you noticed that there are many different kinds of people in the world? Tall, short, curly-haired, straight-haired, young, old, out-going, shy, light-skinned, dark-skinned, athletic, artistic: our world is pretty diverse! 

It’s important to remember that being diverse helps make us all unique and special. Everybody deserves dignity and respect, and you should always treat other people the same way you’d want to be treated too. Be proud of the things that make you special, and appreciate the things that make others special too!

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