Mission and Vision

Each year the Center for Diversity Education, through exhibits, road shows, a lending library, and staff development opportunities, provides direct and in-direct programming to over 20,000 students, teachers, and citizens throughout WNC.


The Center helps build relationships across differences to create a more inclusive and equitable community.


The Center celebrates and teaches diversity in order to foster conversation and respect among cultures.

Preparing for 2042

The census data tells us that by 2042 our nation will be majority/minority demography for people over the age of 18. This change is already taking place in schools across the nation. Identifying and encouraging a skill set that addresses the opportunities and challenges of 2042 is critical to the maintenance of a pluralistic democracy.

Link to Info Graphic on 2042