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|Embracing Cultural Competency: A Roadmap for Nonprofit Capacity Builders by Patricia St. Onge|
- Discover a framework to help discuss issues related to cultural competency and learn about the methods, practices and values that define it.
- Encounter a mosaic of perspectives surrounding cultural competency through interviews, peer dialogue and personal insights from contributing authors who represent five major ethnic communities.
- Understand the complexities within ethnic communities and gain insights into the nature of institutionalized racism.
- Reinforce the importance of examining and dismantling institutional inequities.
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