Tapestry of Faith: Building the World We Dream About: An Anti-racism Multicultural Program

Handout 3: Multicultural Competence Worksheet

Competency Comments

Can listen and behave without imposing your own values and assumptions on others.

Carries an attitude of respect when approaching people of different cultures, which entails engagement in a process of self-reflection and self-critique; has the ability to move beyond own biases.

Can maintain a communication style that is not based on being argumentative and competitive. Can reach shared outcomes without manipulating or wearing down others with compelling evidence.

Is curious about the other person and seeking solutions that work across shared interests.

Is comfortable asking questions when uncertain or unclear about the assumptions of an individual or group.

Intentionally seeks to see, hear, and understand the cultural “other.”