International Development, Community, and Environment
Notes From the Field: Learning Cultural Humility Through Critical Incidents and Central Challenges in Community-Based Participatory Research
Cultural humility is critical in the education of community development and planning graduate students because they often work with communities-geographic and/or identity based-where there is a power differential based on privileges of race, income, and education. Cultural humility requires commitment to ongoing self-reflection and self-critique, particularly identifying and examining one's own patterns of unintentional and intentional racism (Israel, Eng, Schulz, & Parker, 2005; Tervalon & Murray-Garcia, 1998). This article describes a 2-course sequence within a community development and planning graduate program that develops students' cultural humility by integrating community-based participatory research (CBPR) and ongoing reflection. Recommendations for instruction and assessing graduate students' development of cultural humility emerge from this analysis. © 2010 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
Journal of Community Practice
community-based participatory research, cultural humility, experiential education, reflection, service-learning
Ross, Laurie, "Notes From the Field: Learning Cultural Humility Through Critical Incidents and Central Challenges in Community-Based Participatory Research" (2010). International Development, Community, and Environment. 329.