Cultural Agility: Leadership for Change

June 29, 2016


In an essay in the latest issue of AAC&U’s Diversity and Democracy, MNCC’s Cultural Agility Collaboration Project Leadership Team (Autumn Brown, Nickyia Cogshell, Susan Gust, Tania D. Mitchell, Sinda Nichols, and Julie Plaut) discuss the lessons and reflections of collaborative leadership work:

Minnesota ranks high nationally in both civic engagement and racial disparities (in education, employment, incarceration, and other areas). This stark reality requires new forms of engagement—and new leadership. With its Cultural Agility Collaboration (CAC), Minnesota Campus Compact has been working with a diverse group of fifty community members, students, faculty, and staff to generate campus civic engagement efforts that better equip people to work across differences and advance racial equity. . . .

For the full “Perspectives” piece, see