Every person has their own unique story to tell. Learning about different peoples stories is a great way to advance our concept of a just society. I think it is very important to know how other people live their lives, which can be a complete polar opposite life time to your own. Each individual has different experiences, struggles, achievements, passions, and much much more. I think everyone should better their understanding of diversity, by learning about others lives, in order to help create a more inclusive and cohesive community between us.
Now how do you do this? By making a ‘Human Library’!!
But why does learning about different Canadians matter? Why should we care about diversity and what other people do with their lives? Here is a paragraph I wrote at the start of the project to further explore why we are learning this:
I thought this was a very interesting project and I enjoyed learning about different peoples lives. Using conversation and different human interaction is extremely important to advance our society as a whole. I hope to continue learning more about the people around me.