The primary work of the Cultural Competence Learning Institute is a strategic initiative in which your institution will engage over the course of the year. As a leadership team, you will identify and design an initiative that will be locally relevant and helpful to your institution’s growth and capacity building. We would like to suggest that the identification of a strategic initiative is a three step process which is completed collectively by your leadership team.
1) Take stock of your institution’s current cultural competence—Determining where you are in relation to such topics as Staff Diversity, Outreach and Community Involvement, Working Atmosphere, Strategic Planning, and Program Management.
2) Identify a direction that you would like to work on over the course of the upcoming year.
3) Get specific about your initiative. Commit to some specific audiences and strategies, think about what success will look like, and consider who might be part of your larger team. Go to the Application