It isn't news that cultural competence has become essential for today’s organizations. To meet the changing needs of the people you serve and remain competitive in the marketplace, businesses must learn the methods, practices and values that define cultural competency.
Building cultural competency is a continuous journey that organizational leaders choose to take, because the end result is a more inclusive, connected and effective organization.
BRIDGE’s cultural competence and diversity trainings are designed to support businesses and nonprofits in proactively developing a diverse, integrated positive workplace environment that allows your organization to thrive.
Workplace trainings are also further customized to address specific areas of concern on targeted diversity issues, concerns and opportunities. We encourage a developmental process that evolves with the growth of your organization.
BRIDGE is also proud to be a Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Program Provider. Learn more about BRIDGE and the State Vendor: Supplier Diversity Program.
Our introductory trainings include:
BRIDGE offers an engaging, interactive workshop, where you and your team will explore the five dimensions of cultural competence; conduct an assessment of your workplace; learn about local and national demographic trends; and gain tools to evaluate your efforts.
Additional workplace services
Using the latest diversity methodologies and best practices, BRIDGE is also available to provide workplace evaluation and assessments. Our findings and recommendations will help you implement a targeted, comprehensive solutions to move organizations towards cultural literacy, cultural proficiency and a stronger, more effective workplace environment overall.
BRIDGE also can help you devise and implement successful recruitment strategies. Learn more.
Business outreach and emergency fund
Give your organization a chance to showcase your commitment to the many facets of a well-functioning diverse community! Contact us to learn more about supporting to our BRIDGE Emergency Fund. Your donation can make a difference today.
Past partners & clients include: Kripalu Center for Health, Berkshire County Arc, Rudolph Steiner School. Pittsfield Public Schools, Williamstown Public Schools, Lenox Public Schools and Berkshire Hills Public Schools, Jacobs Pillow Festival of Dance, Berkshire Museum, Kids' Place, Brien Center for Mental Health, Great Barrington Police Department and all Town of GB offices, Greylock Federal Credit Union, Massachusetts Service Alliance, Fairview Hospital, Bard College at Simon's Rock Faculty and Staff, King Arthur Flour, Volunteer Lawyers Project, Nixon Peabody Law Firm, and others.