Allie will be in Tacoma Washington to present a workshop Child Care Aware of Washington’s 2019 Elevate Early Learning Conference. The event’s theme is Sustain and Grow.
The Conference will be held Oct. 1 - 2, 2019 at the Tacoma Convention Center.
Session Title: Culturally Competent vs Culturally Curious: Racism, Children and Identity Development
Session Description: This workshop builds upon the concepts of personal biases and assumptions of what cultural competence actually implies. It will explore and reflect upon how personal cultural values, implicit biases and assumptions can impact the interactions and relationship development between educators, childcare providers and adults and children/the youth. Allie will outline concepts for cross-cultural communication as well as strategies and resources which can be used adults who have been charged with children, to facilitate effective communication and cultural understanding.
Session Length: 1.5 Hours