Brings together cultural humility and health literacy to help providers and patients develop shared understanding of each other's values, beliefs, needs, and priorities.
Be sure to check out the Fundamental Practices and Tools sections.
Dedicated to researching, understanding, and improving immigration and integration trends and creating policies to address needs. Search the Research and Initiatives tab for topics, regions, programs and data.
Resources for health care professionals to learn about culturally and linguistically appropriate services, or CLAS. The Resources tab is particularly helpful. Sponsored by the Office of Minority Health.
Inclusive language from the CDC. *Note, many disabled people want the term "disabled people/person/community" used instead of what is written in the CDC.
This is also the case with pronouns. We no longer say "preferred pronouns," as a persons pronouns are not simply "preferred," they are inherent.
As health communicators, we have an opportunity to build trust with LGBTQ+ audiences by choosing inclusive language that reflects diverse identities and experiences. While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to writing about LGBTQ+ people, this resource has some ideas to help you get started. Use the playbook to learn how to create respectful, inclusive materials and words appropriate for LGBTQ+ audiences.