Cultural Humility: Where Being Human Matters in Serving Others

The current sociocultural climate and discourse in the United States elucidate the importance of understanding our humanity while fostering deeper cross-cultural relationships.   As the nation demographically represents a multitude of cultures, our ability to engage in thoughtful and meaningful discussions on cultural issues, remains ever-present.  This factsheet describes why and how cultural humility matters in our work as service providers, the current literature on color-blind racial ideology, and implicit bias. The factsheet mentions the importance of understanding one’s own limitations in ideologies as a way to enhance our service as cultural workers, both personally and professionally.

December 31, 2019
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