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On Jan. 11, members from the Addison Unity Forum led parents leaders, from the Addison Trail High School Citizens Advisory Council and parents leaders from the other boosters organizations in a program titled, “Cultural Competency: Focus on Ethnicity & Race.”  The members of the Addison Unity Forum who facilitated the program were Nicole Claude, Rick Delawder, Marco Gasca, Jose Angel Rivera and Mark Turk.

The program provided several topics and learning activities, includind Dimensions of Diversity, Initial and Cultural Introductions, Impacts of Assumptions, Defining Ethnicity and Culture, Cultural Misunderstandings and Benefits, Understanding Communication Filters, Race as a Social and Cultural Context, Race and Ethnicity Matter and Understanding and Managing Our Privileges.

The goal for the evening included increasing the participants’comfort in addressing race and ethnicity, exploring and defining concepts of race and ethnicity, increasing the number of courageous and respectful conversations across lines of difference, enhancing feelings of comfort with…

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I am Nicole Claude. Your Host of the Nicole Claude Show. Our mission statement is to bring communication to the less informed using my nursing background, culture and the language of love. Our motto is emancipation of the human spirit, expansion and empowerment. I am fluent in English, French, Spanish and Creole. de Nicole
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