Saladin Allah, writer, radio personality youth advocate who is also commissioner for the Human Rights Commission in Niagara Falls, speaks on The power of Cultural Competence
7:00 P.M. – $15 go to niagaraparks.com for tickets and info
What does it mean to be culturally competent and why is it important? How does cultural competence influence the way we perceive the world and interact with others? What does it look like in practice and how can we traverse cultural borders in today’s society? Explore these questions alongside Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Achievement Award recipient Saladin Allah in this inspiring seminar.
About the speaker: Saladin Allah is a writer, radio personality, youth advocate and 2019 recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Achievement Award. Saladin currently serves as visitor experience specialist at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center and is a commissioner for the Human Rights Commission in Niagara Falls, New York. An educator and author, his commentary has been featured in various international publications as well as the six-part docuseries “Enslaved,” executive produced by Samuel L. Jackson. Saladin is the third-great grandson of famed Underground Railroad freedom seeker Josiah Henson.
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