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Strategy 6: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Fund robust partnerships between UCEDDs/LENDs and Minority Serving Institutions, community colleges, and other settings serving students who are underrepresented in higher education to develop collaborative programs to address workforce diversity and inclusion, research to increase the field's understanding of the intersectionality between disability and race/ethnicity/language, and other programs to reduce inequalities for minorities with developmental disabilities.

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Strategy 7: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide funding to AUCD to periodically update Toolkit, so information stays fresh and current.

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Strategy 8: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide funding for an online library of resources and information relevant to diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in disability training, research, service, and dissemination. This would expand what is currently available in the Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center (ITAC), UCEDD Resource Center (URC), and this Toolkit.

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Strategy 9: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide funding for cross-UCEDD/LEND visits so programs can learn from each other's successes.

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Strategy 10: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Require community collaborations, diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence in funding opportunities. Require applicants provide related goals, objectives, and budget lines; and include in scoring guidelines.

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Strategy 11: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Provide funding to implement Toolkit objectives and strategies to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence. Consider seed or supplemental grants to dedicate staff time to realigning budgets, personnel, community relationships, language accessibility, cultural brokers, and grassroots changes to impact sustainable improvement in this area.

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Strategy 12: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Require funded research to include racial and ethnic groups proportional to their representation in the population at large. Encourage other federal funders to do the same.

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Strategy 13: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

In developing grant applications from any funder, identify and highlight area of RFP that addresses diverse populations, cultural and linguistic competence, and/or inclusion. Focus on those sections of the application, using the opportunity to strengthen partnerships with and address needs of underserved communities.

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Strategy 1: Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Develop workgroup of members representing AIDD and/or MCHB, AUCD central office and Multicultural Council (MCC), and other network leaders to develop priorities for action that will guide the network forward, which all UCEDDs and/or LENDs can commit to as a path.

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Strategy 2: Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Partner with Office of Minority Health to determine demographic data related to a broad definition of diversity and inclusion that may be reported by federal grantees, and how that data can best be collected within each function (training, service, research, info dissemination). Establish workgroup of network members and external experts to operationalize recommendations. Implement recommendations by updating OMB-approved reporting guidelines. Provide funding for AUCD to update NIRS accordingly.

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Strategy 3: Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Establish a priority to collaboratively create evidence-based "indicators of high performance" that identify proven practices such as cultural brokering, mentorship, etc. that are known to improve diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence. Take care not to codify or objectify relationships too much.

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Strategy 4: Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

(AIDD only) Review MCHB-required Performance Measures (PMs) for LEND programs and determine if/how to duplicate these requirements for UCEDDs, consulting with MCHB as appropriate: (1) Trainee Diversity (PM 09): MCHB collects data on the percentage of participants in MCHB long-term training programs who are from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, (2) Cultural Competence (PM10): MCHB collects data on the degree to which MCHB-funded programs have incorporated cultural and linguistic competence elements into their policies, guidelines, contracts and training. Grantees rate the degree to which their programs have incorporated cultural and linguistic competence across 10 elements, and (3) Faculty Diversity: The Division also collects race and ethnicity data for all faculty and staff that contribute to MCH Training Program grants.

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Strategy 5: Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence

Performance Measurement > Establish guidance and measure progress toward diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

Ensure new Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) emphasize diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence and require related goals and objectives for how UCEDDs/LENDs will identify and address needs of diverse communities within State or Territory.

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Strategy 15: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Allocate core grant funding to diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts to support all projects, in recognition of this core topic.

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Strategy 16: Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Funding > Create and utilize funding sources to support diversity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence efforts

Identify areas where progress can be made without additional funding, and take steps to make improvements in those areas. When relevant funding becomes available, a record of progress in this priority area will be helpful to include in an application.

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