Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
One need not travel outside of MN to encounter cultures from all around the world. How do we ensure respect and understanding of multiple cultures as we engage in community? With humility and agility, we can grow our capacity to be responsive leaders in multicultural settings. In our time together, we will use reflecting on our home cultures to cultivate tools for cultural agility in our community work.
● Describe the importance of cultural agility
● Identify aspects of my own culture and understand how it impacts my worldview
● Recognize the core dimensions of cultural difference
● Identify ways to navigate cultures with agility, humility and leadership
Jocelyn Hernandez-Swanson is a leadership and civic engagement (LCE) educator with the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality. As an LCE educator, she works with community members and partners as a resource in cultivating efficient and effective leadership and civic engagement practices. Specializing in working with the Latinx community and using racial equity frameworks, Jocelyn is excited to expand Extension’s reach.
Jocelyn brings experience working at North Hennepin Community College’s Diversity and Equity Office, the City of Brooklyn Park, and the City of Minneapolis in community engagement roles centering on people of color and racial equity.