Volusia County celebrates diversity
Diversity In July
"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning."
- Benjamin Franklin
Volusia County government is always looking for new ways to support and promote diversity and inclusion to best serve and reflect our community. As an extension of this belief, we are excited to raise awareness of the many multicultural and diversity-related events that are happening right here in Volusia County.
- 7/3-6 – Independence Day celebrations, fireworks & more!
- 7/3 – DeLand Firecracker Festival
- 7/26-28 – SweetSunshine Music Festival @ Bethune Performing Arts Center
Some interesting facts about our diverse world:
There are over 6,000 languages spoken in the world today, many of which are spoken by fewer than a few hundred people. The top 10 or 12 languages however make up the vast majority of all of the speakers in the world.
French people have the longest life span for women, the third longest for men, & they have the fastest train in the world clocked at 357mph!
The German Schnitzel is very similar to the Mexican Milanesa. As different as cultures are, there are also a ton of similarities.
Africa is home to anywhere from 800 - 1,500 of the world’s languages making it the most linguistically diverse continent in the world.