The “Diverse City: Embracing Differences in Your City” event is sponsored by Diversity Awareness Partnership. “Diverse City: Embracing Differences in Your City” art competition offers students the opportunity to present their independent understanding and awareness of diversity and inclusion within their communities and school. Students will be able to use their creative abilities and talents to express their own insight of diversity and inclusion throughout the St. Louis region. The art competition provides a voice to hundreds of students in the St. Louis Metropolitan area by increasing their exposure to art as form of creative expression, development of critical thinking and innovation within schools and communities. Additionally, the diversity art competition increases the visibility, practice of artist expression and influence of art in community and economic development.This exhibition will showcase 12-20 artists from over 100 submissions received.
The Diversity Awareness Partnership is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the St. Louis region around issues of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. We achieve our mission through youth programs, diversity training, community forums and diversity publications. Themed Make a Difference by Accepting Everyone Else’s, the Diversity Awareness Partnership has become a replicable model for communities across the nation in advancing diversity and inclusion efforts.