Use the following outline to discuss diversity, inequality, and immigration in
Overview of Inequality. Present the history of inequality and racial
injustice in our society. Discuss the current disparities in housing and
home ownership, health, health insurance, social mobility, employment
status, and political representation. Have such disparities improved over
time or have they become progressively worse? What is the current state of
prejudice, discrimination, and oppression?
Understanding Ethnicity. Describe how our overall view of ethnicity has been
shaped by cultural definitions, media stereotypes, ethnic identity,
institutional racism, and discrimination.
Examine the impact of immigration and immigration policy on cultural
diversity and social inequities. What are the current controversies
surrounding immigration, and what are your personal thoughts on them from
a human services perspective?
Working with Diverse Groups. As human services professionals, we work with a
diverse group of audiences and clients. Discuss the considerations and
guidelines for working with diverse groups, such as ethnic minorities,
women, the gay and lesbian community, and people with disabilities.
Your assignment should be two- to three-pages in length (excluding title and
reference pages), formatted according to the APA guidelines as outlined in the
Ashford Writing Center. You must utilize at least three scholarly sources
that are cited according to APA style.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used
to evaluate your assignment.