In 2011, Shyam Selvadurai dreamed up a program called Write to Reconcile. Over three years, this effort brought together youth from around Sri Lanka to write across ethnic and religious boundaries.
Ethnicity is defined as a shared cultural heritage based on ancestry, language and customs that have endured for years. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Ethnicity” feature reporting that covers conflict between different ethnic groups, ancestral history and the customs that make ethnic groups unique in the world. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on ethnicity.