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Nov 19th: Cultural Awareness: How to Go Beyond Geography to Become a Community Leader

Good Leaders Understand the Strength of Diversity.

Effective community leaders and organizers share similar characteristics and traits that allow them to inspire and mobilize others towards definitive actions to improve their community.

This workshop explores the impact of culture -- traditions, beliefs and values on how issues are perceived and addressed within a community. Attendees learn how to validate individual difference and shape a common agenda allowing everyone to work together towards achieving unified goals and objectives.

Topics include:

  • What is Cultural Competency?
  • What Barriers Impact Cultural Understanding?
  • What Are Your "Cultural Files"?
  • What are the 4 Stages of Competency?
  • Are You Culturally Destructive?
  • How to Create a Common Agenda

This workshop is part of our Fundamentals of Community Leadership series. It is open to all adults; with an emphasis on individuals -- local residents, professionals, and community advocates interested in making a difference. 

 


FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Queens Public Library presents a 5-part civic engagement series to enhance your leadership, planning and communication skills; improve how you work with others; and transform you into a strong community advocate.

Sessions include (click to open):