Cultural Competency: An Introduction

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 
Mass Mentoring Partnership, 75 Kneeland Street - 11th Floor, Boston MA 02111
Type: 
Classroom
Registration Fee: 
Affiliate Members: $49; Non-members: $79; Partner Members: One Voucher

Learn how to enhance your cultural competency skills and strengthen diversity and inclusive practices at your program with this day-long training!

This interactive workshop provides mentoring and youth development program staff the opportunity to recognize and explore dynamics of power and privilege in their communities and organizations and begin to develop strategies to increase cultural competency and inclusion in their programs. Participants will learn how to take the first steps towards a higher level of personal cultural competency and then work towards applying new perspectives to their work.  Those who attend will receive MMP's Cultural Competency Workbook that includes helpful exercises for use in programs. 

You'll walk away with the ability to:

  • Understand your own culture and identity
  • Apply practices and skills to navigate the dynamics of difference 

This training is best for:

  • Program staff who seek to increase diversity and inclusive practices at their organization