Culturally Responsive Youth Work Matters
Examines and develops the concept of creating inclusive youth programs. Participants will explore their own and other cultural identities and examine how these critical elements impact interactions with youth. Also included is a discussion on how a culturally responsive practice creates a sense of belonging and empowerment in young people. Foundations include both lived experience and research.
How it works:
- 6-hour curriculum, face to face workshop.
- Highly personalized.
- Creates a safe place to share personal experiences and stories.
- Simulated experiential activities designed to help you understand the world through the lens of other cultures.
Participants can expect to:
- Explore cultural identities and responsive approaches to working with young people.
- Explore ideas for more inclusive youth programs.
- Walk away with a new perspective on groups or cultures that are different than your own.
Who should attend:
School staff, county social service and public health providers, ministerial youth workers, youth development organizations such as boy and girl scouts, 4-H, community recreation, YMCA, or any others that interact with youth.
Cost: $45 (includes morning coffee and box lunch)
Facilitator: Josey Landrieu
Dates and location:
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Minnwest Technology Campus
Life Center Auditorium, 1800 18th St NE, Willmar map
People who have taken this course say:
"It helped to reinforce my understanding of dealing with cultural diversity and gave me new ways of looking at complex situations."
"You provided information that was directly relevant. I wish more staff from my program had been here."
"The presentation style was great! This has potential to change the world in a very positive way."