May 8 - July 10, 2021
PST 11am-1pm MST 12-2pm
CST 1-3pm EST 2-4pm
BST 7-9pm CEST 8-10pm
Cultural competence helps us understand ourselves, our interactions with other people, and the history and existence of social constructs as well as the types of privilege and barriers they present. It helps us see the roles played in the shaping of our perceptions and perspectives.
In this 10-week course you will learn about youself, how to identify differing cultures, and the variety of ways that they all intersect. You will develop the skills to connect with those outside of your circle and have honest mutual exchanges. By the end you will have a far greater comprehension of youreslf and others that will enhance all of your relationships whether personal, academic, social, or professional.
The following questions are just a few that will be answered:
1. What is cultural competence and why is it crucial to the
development of a critical, anti-racist lens?
2. What is intersectionality?
3. What is racism and anti-Blackness and how have they evolved?4. What is white privilege?
5. What is white fragility?
6. What are microaggressions?
7. What is tokenism?
8. What is whiteness and white supremacy culture?
9. What is the difference between individual, systemic, and
institutional racial discrimination?
10. How can we move from good intentions to effective action?