May 21 is World Cultural Diversity Day. Here are some resources for Teachers and Students.

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In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity followed by a UN Resolution in December of 2002 declaring May 21 as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

If you’re looking for resources or assignments to give students to help learn more about World Cultural Diversity Day and how cultures help shape who we are, you’ve come to the right place!

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