Cultural Competency Seminar – Disruption in the Workplace

Cultural Competency Seminar – Disruption in the Workplace

>>Jennifer Rossler, from the Office of Human Resources, is our next speaker. And she talks about the importance of dealing with office disruption. She is followed by a short video. Please pay attention to the three top issues — disruption in the workplace, the policies associated with it and repairing it, and how to avoid […]

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Intercultural cities – how can migration and diversity work for cities (short version)

Intercultural cities – how can migration and diversity work for cities (short version)

European cities are growing more diverse than ever refugees migrant workers and their families foreign students and professionals make the cosmopolitan texture of cities should we fear this diversity or see it as an opportunity in the resource for development studies show that migrants are great contributors to the economy and culture of host countries […]

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Confident Pluralism: Living in a Deeply Diverse Society

Confident Pluralism: Living in a Deeply Diverse Society

In our country’s history and in our best moments, we have protected the ability of different groups to pursue different ways of life. We would not have had suffrage, we would not have had abolition, we would not have had civil rights without the groups that preceded those efforts, the groups of people who met […]

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Can ‘cultural proficiency’ among teachers help close student achievement gap?

Can ‘cultural proficiency’ among teachers help close student achievement gap?

JUDY WOODRUFF: Racial disparity in academic achievement remains one of the leading problems in American education, both at the K-12 and the college level. A number of studies show greater diversity in the teaching profession can address some of those concerns. Hari Sreenivasan has a look at a teacher training program that is aiming to […]

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Cultural Diversity at Cal State East Bay #YouAreWelcomeHere

Cultural Diversity at Cal State East Bay #YouAreWelcomeHere

Welcome to California State University, East Bay. Cal State East Bay is located in California at the heart of the Bay Area. Students, Faculty and Staff mirror the diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area It is nationally recognized and constantly awarded as one of the most culturally diverse campuses across the United States Aside […]

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Supporting cultural and linguistic diversity in early childhood

Supporting cultural and linguistic diversity in early childhood

Early childhood is an exciting period of learning and development. High quality preschools recognize value and draw on children’s cultural and linguistic backgrounds to design and implement learning activities. They encourage home language maintenance and English language learning, and they support children’s appreciation of differences through carefully planned and relevant learning experiences. This video shows […]

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SDLISE – Panel: Practice Implications of Education Programs for Cultural Competence

SDLISE – Panel: Practice Implications of Education Programs for Cultural  Competence

>>Paul Jaeger: I’m thinking about this. So our next panel, if you all want to start moseying up, is going to be talking about the practice side of things – how culturally competent education can lead to innovative library programming. And this is really fun here. We have four folks, three of whom actually serve […]

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Black Cultural Center supports, enhances diversity

Black Cultural Center supports, enhances diversity

[ Music ]>>Founded in 1969 as a part of the university’s response to sweeping social change, the Purdue Black Cultural Center has grown into the focal point for African American experience and a force for cultural enrichment and intellectual growth of all who passed through its portal. The Black Cultural Center provides purposeful, holistic, scholarly, […]

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Anton Enus

Anton Enus

I’ve been accused or suspected of being everything from Greek, to Portuguese, to Lebanese, to Brazilian, to…you name it. I would say the best advice I could give is, just ask. If you’re not sure about something, ask. It’s OK to talk about things that give us our ethnic diversity. But if you’re not sure […]

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