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"The purpose of a workshop is to transform one's ability to experience living."— Werner Erhard
For COMMUNITY LEADERS
Multicultural education is the process by which the structure of educational institutions is adjusted to provide equitable accommodations. Similar initiatives include a wide variety of programs and practices related to educational equity, women, ethnic groups, language minorities, low-income groups, and people with disabilities. These ideas implanted at the college level lead to transformation and societal changes that embrace diversity. Communication is essential. Human potential is articulated through a thriving diversity of cultures.
What is Multiculturalism?
In 2015, Dr. Howard-Bostic organized and facilitated a workshop entitled, “From Diversity to Multiculturalism” workshop. These sociological workshops include Shakti Butler’s documentary, “Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity” to explore dialogue about racial inequities. WATCH Howard-Bostic's presentation about Multicultural Workshops.
Frequently Asked Questions
Multicultural Education Workshops
What related studies exist about multicultural education?
How do I access the "Cracking the Codes" documentary?
The documentary includes three video segments followed by group workshops and a panel discussion. The 75-minute documentary was developed in Oakland, California. It features 23 leaders in the equity movement who provide their students, staff, and communities with a deeper understanding of systemic inequity expressed in policies, services, and other forms of action. PURCHASE the documentary.
What resources are available to conduct a similar workshop?
Symbolic interactionist perspective to understand stereotypes and symbols. The group explored words that inspire an understanding of history, identity, and culture. READ in PDF format.
Myths by discussing tall tales or false truths. Myths about minority groups were examined to explore social conflict. CLICK HERE to download in PDF format.
External relationships and hierarchies of power. The workshop will explore three power dynamics impacting multicultural relationships. First, interpersonal relationships impact the power of individuals, acceptance, and rejection. Second, institutional relationships involve the power of rules that can affect social mobility among individuals and entire groups. Third, structural relationships involve perceived power of certain groups and societal conditions of the past. READ in PDF format.