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Diversity Week Day 4 - Diversity is...by Rodger Colbert

Diversity Week Day 4 - Diversity is...by Rodger Colbert

by Rodger Colbert

Diversity is the inclusion of social risk within ones' life. "Any life truly lived is a risky business, and if one puts up too many fences against the risks one ends by shutting out life itself."(Kenneth Davis) Within the parameters of the University of the District of Columbia Mens Lacrosse team, assuming risk through diversification is a primary goal. Our composition includes demographic, racial, cultural, and socioeconomic difference. We have come together to promote these differences, in effort to grow the game of lacrosse.

Our Historical Black College/University has invited prospective students and current alike to join us in meeting our goal. Changing the face of the sport and proactively including 'all' at an HBCU, is our representation of diversity. As a team, we participate in volunteering efforts throughout Washington, D.C. We have partnered with WINNERS Lacrosse every Sunday (throughout the fall) to ensure that no child, regardless of their own difference, is shut out of an opportunity to grow through the game of lacrosse. By linking education with a historically homogeneous sport, Mens Lacrosse at the University of the District of Columbia is DIVERSITY.