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1 Social Justice and Understanding Culture

2 “Culture is to people as water is to fish.” Terry Cross

3 Cultural Faux Pas?

4 Opening the Door to Dialog UNIVERSAL We are all human beings. GROUPS Some of us share common characteristics. INDIVIDUAL Each of us is unique in personality, experience, belief systems, and relationships. SPAULDING INSTITUTE

5 Generalizations A generalization is used to understand common characteristics shared by members of a group. It is a starting point toward Understanding individuals within a group. Research shows that there are more in- group than between-group differences.

6 Stereotype A stereotype is employed when assumptions about an individual are made based on his or her inclusion in a group. It is a stopping point rather than a beginning point in understanding the individual.

7 Latino Cultural Traits No tengas Como vano el consejo del anciano. Do not consider useless the advice of an old person f a m I l i a Cuando te toca, te toca. When it’s your time, it’s your time. f a t a l i s m o El que es ciego de nación, nunca sabe por dónde anda. He who is blind to his own nation will never know where he is traveling. c o l l e c t i v i s m p e r s o n a l i s m o Caras vemos, corazones no sabemos. We see the faces but we do not know the heart.

8 familia No tengas Como vano el consejo del anciano. Do not consider useless the advice of an old person

9 fatalismo Cuando te toca, te toca. When it’s your time, it’s your time.

10 personalismo Caras vemos, corazones no sabemos. We see the faces but we do not know the heart.

11 collectivism El que es ciego de nación, nunca sabe por dónde anda. He who is blind to his own nation will never know where he is traveling.

12 Latino Cultural Traits No tengas Como vano el consejo del anciano. Do not consider useless the advice of an old person f a m I l i a Cuando te toca, te toca. When it’s your time, it’s your time. f a t a l i s m o El que es ciego de nación, nunca sabe por dónde anda. He who is blind to his own nation will never know where he is traveling. c o l l e c t i v i s m p e r s o n a l i s m o Caras vemos, corazones no sabemos. We see the faces but we do not know the heart.

13 ¡ Gracias! for Your Participación culture – the journey of a lifetime....


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