Photo Albums

2019-2020 Unity Days

Unity Days are full-day school events where students and staff will participate team-building activities that encourage cooperation, communication and empathy, while encouraging students to embrace their similarities and respect their differences. This school year, Embracing Our Differences hosted seven Unity Days at each Sarasota County public high school, engaging over 500 students and teachers via the initiative.

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2020 EOD Reading Day

Embracing Our Differences celebrated the importance of kindness, respect and literacy, with the 7th annual "Embracing Our Differences Reading Day.” With the help of 300 volunteers (and our wonderful partners: Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, The Patterson Foundation, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, United Way Suncoast & an anonymous family foundation) this year’s initiative reached 7,800 students from 60 elementary schools in Sarasota and Manatee counties and provided more than 8,200 books for students and classrooms.

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2020 Artist & Quoters Reception

Embracing Our Differences held a celebratory reception at Ringling College of Art + Design for the winning artists and quoters featured in the 2020 Embracing Our Differences outdoor international art exhibit.

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