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Cultural Literacy

Supports culturally-responsive teaching, learning and professional practice at Lesley University.

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CLCI - NEWEST BOOK & VIDEO - Gallardo, Miguel E. (Ed.). (2014). Developing Cultural Humility: Embracing Race, Privilege and Power. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE. Print copy in Sherrill atrium. HM753 .D49 2014

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Cultural Humility

Cultural Humility is an openness to learning from and with "the other," a receptivity, an awareness that cultural competence is an ongoing lifelong process rather than a goal to be achieved. (Reflections on cultural humility, APA Newsletter, August, 2013).

“We use the term [humility] to remind us to not be so arrogant or prideful or really think that we have to be all-knowing and all-knowledgeable…which of course we can’t be.” Melanie Tervalon, Berkeley Health Online, Fall 2012.

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Cultural Humility: People, Principles and Practices

This 30-minute documentary features Melanie Turvalon and Jann Murray-Garcia of UC Davis (see article left.) YouTube.(see article, right.)

Searching for Journal Articles in Library Databases

Peer-reviewed articles from two Lesley Library databases using the keyword "cultural humility". These articles reflect a wide array of disciplines. All use the phrase "cultural humility". Broadening the search with other terms such as "cultural literacy" or "cultural competence" will yield more results that may address the same concerns in different language.

Featured Articles on Cultural Humility

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