Different Cultures of the World – Provides information of the various major cultures around the world and grabs the most unique information about each of them
American Speech- Language-Hearing Association – Cultural competence overview
Community Integration Tools – Terms and definitions for cultural competency
Cultural Orientation Resource – Provides technical assistance regarding the cultural and community orientation refugees receive before or after resettlement
Addiction Technology Transfer Centers – Identifies and advances opportunities for improving substance abuse treatment
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-Minority Health – Provides research findings, papers, and press releases related to minority health
American translators Association – Certification program that evaluates the competence of translators according to guidelines that reflect current professional practice
Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health – Provides a forum for basic and applied public health research on relationships among ethnicity, culture, socioeconomic status, and health
Community Toolbox: Cultural Competence in a Multicultural World – Provides information on relevant topics, such as how to build relationships with people from different cultures, reduce prejudice and racism, build organizations and communities that are responsive to people from diverse cultures, and heal the effects of internalized oppression.
The Cross Culture Health Care Program – A bridge between communities and healthcare institutions to ensure full access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate.
Cultural Competence Standards in Managed Care Mental Health Services – Cultural competence standards for managed care mental health services to improve the availability of high-quality services for four undeserved and/or underrepresented racial and ethnic groups
Diversity Rx – Resources relating to cross-cultural communication issues in healthcare settings and information on interpreter practice, legal issues, relating to language barriers and access to linguistically appropriate services, and the ways language and culture can affect the use of healthcare services
Health Resources and Services Administration Culture, Language and Health Literacy Page – Resources relating to cultural competence in general and to providing culturally competent health care to a number of specific cultural/ethnic groups
Instruments for Measuring Acculturation – Information on acculturation and cultural identity measures
Minority Health Project – Information on minority health research and data sources
National Center for Cultural Competence – NCCC’s mission is to increase the capacity of health and mental health programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically responsive service delivery systems
The National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities – Information about health disparities and the best methods to address them
International MultiCultural Institute – iMCI works with individuals, organizations, and communities to create a society that is strengthened and empowered by its diversity.
Office of Civil Rights – Investigates complaints, enforces rights, develops policies, and promulgates regulations to ensure compliance and nondiscrimination and health information privacy laws