Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage and include people from different local and global cultures.

Sample Behaviors

  • Solicit and use feedback from multiple cultural perspectives to make inclusive and equity-minded decisions.
  • Actively contribute to inclusive and equitable practices that influence individual and systemic change.
  • Seek global cross-cultural interactions and experiences that enhance one’s understanding of people from different demographic groups and that leads to personal growth. 
  • Identify resources and eliminate barriers resulting from individual and systemic racism, inequities, and biases.
  • Demonstrate flexibility by adapting to diverse environments.

Skills Examples

  • Awareness of otherness (gender, race, religion, age, disabilities, nationality, lifestyle, etc.)
  • Multiculturalism
  • Inclusion
  • Community change
  • Volunteerism
  • Civic responsibility
  • Curiosity about local, regional, national, and global current events
  • Cross-cultural competence (ability to discern and account for one’s own and other’s world views)

Action-words that describe this skill

  • Analyze
  • Recruit
  • Investigate
  • Listen
  • Investigate
  • Incorporate
  • Participate
  • Collaborate
  • Advocate