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On Multiculturalism. (or What's your Beef with Cultural Competency?)

I remember sitting in class during the one mandated culturally competent psychotherapy course in grad school and literally shaking in my chair. The knot in my throat wouldn’t let me speak and the confusion in my head wouldn’t let me think.I had lost my mind. 1,194 more words


There's A Difference Between The Terms Hispanic, Latino, and Spanish

There’s A Difference Between The Terms Hispanic, Latino, and Spanish

As someone who’s learned some Brazilian Portuguese (and still has a lot to learn), something like this has been on my mind for a while. 211 more words


CTSC Staff Member Helps Bridge the Gap Between Research and the Community

Lula Mae Phillips, MDiv, MEd, RN, has enjoyed a significant career as an educator, pastor, and registered nurse. As the Community Engagement & Research Manager for the Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), she presents a public face for the CTSC in many of its front-line interactions with diverse groups of constituents across the New York City (NYC) area, with a special emphasis on working with faith-based organizations. 762 more words

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Communicating the Gospel Cross-Culturally: The Influence of World View and Cultural Values

Communicating the Gospel Cross Culturally

Imagine yourself having a conversation with someone from Southeast Asia about Jesus Christ who is
from a Buddhist background. Notice how one’s world view affects the way we perceive our reality, 32 more words




Today, I met her for the first time

As we sat around the fire

the young played and the old told stories

of other lovers meeting… 530 more words

Reaction Poetry

The power of language

Language has a tremendous influence on our though process. Language is the main tool for manipulation. Nonetheless, knowing more than one language not only gives you broad-mindedness, but also better credibility. 498 more words