In our constantly evolving workplaces, we need leaders who advocate for their uniqueness, opinions, and equal opportunities. Learn how to champion a modern approach to cultural diversity for your employees or educational professionals. Compare today’s need for diversity and cultural awareness to historical inequality in the workplace and schools. Understand how your own personal opinions can affect your leadership style and how cultural interpretation and perspectives in general integrate with social justice and action plans. Use reputable standards such as the Cultural Proficiency Continuum to assess your workplace’s status and growth. Learn how to improve core values and responses to employees’ needs using the Guiding Principles of Cultural Proficiency. Prepare yourself to lead others into an environment designed for access and opportunity and set your employees up for success.
Learning Format Online
Duration 6 months
*Duration times can vary, talk to your advisor for more information.
Total Units 6 Units
Differences and similarities with historical inequality in the workplace
Methods to examine policies and practices against the impressions and results of action plans and used approaches
Standards to use for analysis and policy development for cultural proficiency, and equal opportunity and barrier assessment for marginalized and privileged individuals
Approaches to continued equity assessment and improvement in policies, practices, and leadership
CEOs and CFOs
Human Resource management professionals
Superintendents and assistant superintendents
County office administrators
Educational professionals who help with LCAP implementation
Leadership for Equity and Social JusticeStudents will create a Social Justice Action Plan using an equity audit to uncover, understand, and change inequities that are internal to organizations in four areas: age equity, gender equity, racial equity, and accessibility.