Cultural Humility Driving Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Anti-Racism, and Accessibility (IDEAA) Work

Spring
2022
Resolution Number
19.01
 
Contact
Nadia Khan

Whereas, Resolution 3.01 SP14 Infusing Cultural Competence directed “the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges [to] engage in cultural competency and equity training at its annual Executive Committee orientation, and use the information from that training to develop its cultural competency plan as a model for local senates”;

Whereas, Resolution 3.01 SP14 Infusing Cultural Competence directed “the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges [to] report its cultural competency plan to the body by Spring 2015 and include in that plan a component that will encourage greater diversity in local senates”;

Whereas, Cultural competence, as an epistemological and ontological concept, reifies approaches that fail to recognize that the only constant of culture is that it is constantly changing, which, in turn, demands that one’s understanding and appreciation of culture must constantly evolve and progress; and

Whereas, Cultural humility, as an epistemological and ontological concept, offers approaches that align with inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism, and accessibility work that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has been engaged in;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recognize that cultural humility, as an epistemological and ontological concept, shall inform the professional training at its annual Executive Committee orientation; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges make available the Cultural Humility Tool [1] and respective resources as a model for local academic senates to develop their own cultural humility action plan that will guide and enhance the inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism, and accessibility efforts engaged in by local academic senates and the ASCCC.

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1. Cultural Humility Tool