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Culturally Responsive Youth Work Matters

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This class examines the creation of inclusive youth programs. Participants will explore cultural identities and examine how they affect interactions with youth. Culturally responsive practice creates a sense of belonging and empowerment in young people.

Who should attend

Direct service providers, volunteers, coordinators, supervisors, stakeholders, managers, directors and whole organizations who work with youth.

You will

  • Explore cultural identities and 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.
  • Get a better understanding of your own biases and how they influence your work with young people.
  • Take part in experiential activities designed to help you understand the world through the lens of other cultures.

Available by contract

  • $750 for a half-day workshop (4 hours or less)
  • $1500 for a full-day workshop (5 hours or more)

Contact: cyd@umn.edu or 612-624-1999

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