Archive | April, 2013

Conversations on Race: How Are We Doing?

Title: Conversations on Race: How Are We Doing?Location: Morrow Church, 600 Ridgewood Rd., MaplewoodDescription: This forum is an open dialogue about how the Community Coalition on Race can best benefit our community. It will begin with brief talks by two Community Coalition on Race leaders—Executive Director Nancy Gagnier and Board Chair Fred Profeta. Most importantly, […]

Conversations on Race: How Are We Doing?

Join us on Wednesday, May 15th, 7:30 pm for this annual forum dedicated to discussing issues pertaining to race. This year’s focus is the Community Coalition on Race itself. We invite you to discuss how the Coalition can best serve the cause of integration and inclusion for our towns.

Cultural Competency: A Community Conversation

Cultural comp. Workshop 3

Cultural Competency—what is it and why might it help people living in a diverse community? This is what we addressed in a workshop that included a presentation by Cultural Anthropologist Dr. Alice Baldwin Jones, interactive scenarios designed to challenge participants’ cultural understanding, and small group discussions. Read more for articles on the topic and to read CHS students’ experiences.