Tag Archives: cultural competence

Mirror, Mirror: Cultural Misappropriation Bites Me in the Ass (Part II)

I know, Halloween is past, its candy on discount in the center aisle of the CVS as Christmas goodies line the shelves. All Saints/All Souls Day worship is behind us. Dia de los Muertos is laid to rest until next … Continue reading

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Room for Misunderstanding: Proxemics and the Platinum Rule

Last week, I facilitated a day-long workshop for a delightful group of dedicated social service folks who work with people who are homeless or are about to be homeless.  It was the second of three workshops I have done with … Continue reading

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Soul Searching Ahead: Unitarian Universalist Conversations on Race

Over and over, the dangers of oversimplification rang forth.  Participants maintained — indeed, they demonstrated — that all of us engaged in the struggle against racism and other forms of oppression — no longer need to fear or avoid conflict, … Continue reading

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