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Humberto Reynoso-Vallejo on Cultural Competence and Cultural Humility in Evaluation

I am Humberto Reynoso-Vallejo, Director for Program Evaluation with the Center for Health Policy and Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Using culturally appropriate approaches when conducting research and evaluation in multicultural settings, is widely accepted and essential. The cultural competence approach serves as the specific framework when conducting evaluations. This approach alone, …

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HPEER TIG Week: Empowering medical students through diversity and inclusion work by Ann Blair Kennedy

Hello everyone, Ann Blair Kennedy here; I’m a clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville and the Director of the Patient Engagement Studio. At the school, I have been charged with crafting and delivering the cultural competence/humility curriculum, which includes topics such as social determinants of health, health disparities, …

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CP TIG Week: To Liberate and Be Liberated: A Commitment to Realizing Freedom by Tiffeny Jimenez

Hello, my name is Tiffeny Jimenez and I am an Associate Professor in the Community Psychology Doctoral program at National Louis University, Chicago. As a practitioner and educator, I continuously reflect on how well I apply the principles of the field, and a key part of this work involves working with others that seek to …

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SW TIG Week: Sharing Power in Culturally-Responsive Evaluation Practice by Rachel Vinciguerra

Hi all! My name is Rachel Vinciguerra and I am a master’s student of international development and social work at the University of Pittsburgh. This summer I worked on two program evaluations in Haiti: one a mid-point evaluation for a girls’ empowerment program, the other a preliminary design of M&E protocols for an emerging foster …

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THE WISCONSIN IDEA IN ACTION by Nicole Bowman

Koolamalsi njoos (Hello Colleagues/Friends).  I’m Nicole Bowman (Mohican/Lunaape) a culturally responsive (CR) and Indigenous Evaluator (CRIE) at the WI Center for Education Research (WEC and LEAD Center) and President/Evaluator at Bowman Performance Consulting, all located in Wisconsin. In 1905, the President of UW, Charles Van Hise, provided the foundation for what has become fundamental to …

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EPE TIG Week: Matt Keene and Cameron Norman on Praxis for Evaluation on Earth

We’re Matt Keene and Cameron Norman, from the Silwood Group, a transdisciplinary group of evaluators, systems scientists and conservation leaders. We’re working to address challenges at the nexus of social and ecological systems where complex situations are common, uncertainty is high and predictability is low. Though we can’t be certain of the extent, we are …

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MSI Fellowship Week: The Contribution of Community Psychology to Understanding Cultural Competence in Practice

Greetings. My name is Tiffeny Jimenez and I identify first as a Community Psychologist (CP). I am also an Assistant Professor of the Community Psychology Doctoral program at National Louis University in Chicago. As a CP, I inherently very quickly identify inequalities, injustices, and potential for collaboration where others may be more likely to see …

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MSI Fellowship Week: Elizabeth Williams on Is Cultural Competence Enough?

I am Elizabeth Williams, assistant professor in the Department of Public Health, Health Administration and Health Sciences at Tennessee State University. As a scholar/practitioner of color who teaches emerging public health leaders and works as a health equity researcher, I think a lot about cultural competence and what it means in research and practice. In …

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MSI Fellowship Week: Tamarah Moss on An Integrative Approach for Culturally Competent Evaluation: Moving from Organizational Statements to Practice

Greetings from Washington, DC! My name is Tamarah Moss and I am an Assistant Professor with Howard University School of Social Work and an AEA MSI Fellow with experience in program monitoring and evaluation, as well as teaching graduate practice evaluation courses. When I started to work on this AEA365 blog entry, my thought process began …

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MESI Week: Ravan Charles on Internalizing Cultural Competency

I am Ravan Charles, an evaluation newbie from Omaha, Nebraska. I’m writing about how my personal experience at the 2015 Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute (MESI) Spring Training will influence the way I do evaluation for the rest of my life. I have to admit, I was skeptical when I saw the conference theme – ‘Social …

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