In the United States, it is expected in three decades time that no single racial or ethnic group will constitute as a majority in the country as a whole. The workforce is undoubtedly making strides in its diversity as well. As of last year, 36% of the workforce was made up of people of color. This is broken down to 64% Whites, 16% Hispanic, 12% African-American, and 5% Asian. It is expected that new immigrants and their children will account for 83% of the growth in working age population by 2050. The following series of cultural diversity slogans captures the essence and strength created in a multi-cultural and diverse nation.
A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
Differences don’t necessarily mean conflict, diversity is beautiful!
Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle.
Diversity creates dimension in the world.
How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?
Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
In this country we have no place for hyphenated Americans.
It is never too late to give up your prejudices.
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Let America be America, where equality is in the air we breathe.
Love is the key to diversity.
Man’s biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind.
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.
No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
Nothing is the same.
Our identities are as fluid as our personal experiences are diverse.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.
Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
The peoples of the earth are one family.
The terrible tyranny of the majority.
The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Understand the differences; Act on the commonalities.
We are all the same and we are all different.
We are eternally linked not just to each other but our environment.
We are of course a nation of differences. Those differences don’t make us weak. They’re the source of our strength.
We can find common ground only by moving to higher ground.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us.
When strangers start acting like neighbors…communities are reinvigorated.
When we enlarge our view of the world, we deepen our understanding of our own lives.
With the Internet, we can choose the very communities we want to be a part of.
The following infographic defines diversity and how it impacts a business organization. Over time, the nation is expected to transition into a social justice model well actions are about the individual and less about race, color, or creed. 85% of individuals agree that diversity if crucial to fostering innovation in the workplace.