|2009 LMB Cultural
Competency Committee Membership:
|• Edward S. Lee, Committee
Chair, Worcester County Branch - NAACP
Basehart, Public Affairs & Civic Engagement (PACE)
• Joyce Bell, Salisbury
• Pete Buesgens, Department of Social
• Arnold Downing, Town of Berlin Chief
• Kate Kent, Worcester Youth and
Family Counseling Services
• Leila Krouse, Family
• Shinika Pitts, Family Advocate
|Goals and Objectives
|Goal #1 Minority Representation
Worcester County boards and committees will be
composed of minority representation as a percentage
that mirrors the minority population by 2012.
The Cultural Competency
Committee will support and encourage representation
on the Worcester County boards and committees that
reflects the demographics of Worcester County.
Establishing a community resource data bank of
potential board/committee volunteers.
2 Cultural Sensitivity Awareness/ Training
Goal: Worcester County professionals will increase
their cultural sensitivity to more effectively serve
diverse populations within Worcester County.
The Cultural Competency Committee
will hold at least one training/event that is open
and accessible to Worcester County professionals and
community members annually.
The LMB will require
vendors to adhere to the cultural competency
Require surveys from the vendors with
a rating scale - At least 90% of the population
served will report very good to excellent services
in terms of cultural competency on a satisfaction
Goal # 3 Practice/Policies –
Goal: To ensure the polices and
practices of the LMB and its vendors are culturally
The LMB vendors
will adhere to the cultural competency standards
that are currently incorporated in the Memorandum of
LMB vendors will be in
compliance with 75% with the cultural competency
standards by June 30, 2012.
Agencies that are
not vendors of the LMB will be encouraged to promote
the use the cultural competency standards.
relevancy of the Standards for Cultural Competency
will be maintained in timely reviews.
Goal #4 Direct Outreach to the Minority Community
Goal: Increase the engagement and input from the
minority sectors of the community in the decision
making process regarding key decisions in allocation
of resources made by the LMB.
The LMB will build working relationships
with groups of minority interests.
The LMB will
utilize public relations tools to reach out to
groups that represent minority interest.
greater minority participant in the Needs Assessment
Development of a public relations
subcommittee for the Cultural Competency Community
to implement a public relations strategic plan
within 6 months after the Diversity Summit.
Ensure minority representation at all LMB
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