Schenectady County Embraces Diversity

Schenectady County Embraces Diversity (SCED) Program

SCED is a program for both youth and adults designed to create new ways to talk about Schenectady County’s diverse community. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the issues that divide populations and identify possible solutions to address their concerns.

Dialogue to Change (for adults)
Study Circles (for middle & high school students)

SCED provides support to local networks and seeks change through advocacy

  • Small groups (12 to 15 people).
  • Structured sessions led by trained facilitator(s).
  • Personal stories leading to shared understanding.
  • Setting to share knowledge, resources, power and decision making.
  • Plans for action are developed and implemented.