The Spirit of Culture - Cultural Competency for Cohousers (Breakout)

Presented by Alan O'Hashi, Silver Sage Village

Session Description

Getting along with one another and valuing differences are important skills when joining the American version of cohousing. In this interactive workshop, participants will be led through a personal journey about how their pasts inform the present and how to move into the future. Participants will learn skills to assist their communities function more efficiently by getting to know their neighbors betters.

About the Presenter/s

Alan O'Hashi provides tailor-made cultural competency training and facilitation – short term, half day / full day. His work includes training for a variety of groups, including youth services, victim services and three housing organizations in Denver. He is a graduate of the Visiones Advanced Leadership Training which develops transformational leadership skills and consensus - building. Alan is a member of Silver Sage Village in Boulder, Colorado.

Additional Information

I have particular experience working with housing related audiences. I provided Rocky Mountain Housing Development Corporation and the Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics facilitation for the year-long implementation of the Denver Foundation Expanding Non-Profit Inclusiveness Initiative which includes developing policies and procedures. Coordinated among RMHDC Diversity Committee, including three housing developments in Denver, Lakewood and Arvada.

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