The Impact of Cultural Diversity within Rural Communities

Posted by Everett Area High School on April 3, 2017

[Ed note: This was sent to me by a participant in the service-learning conference I spoke at last week at Juniata College.  Matt, thanks for sharing!]

What happens when a rural school meets a diverse culture? Within this video, film-maker and high school teacher Matt Otis examines how students feel about cultural diversity once they are exposed to more diverse cultures by meeting exchange students from nearby Juniata College. Students within Everett Area High School, a rural district in Central PA, examine the dangers of stereotyping and the negative impact such negativity has caused throughout history.

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