Cultural Resources

"Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”
Martin Luther King


Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)  

The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care are intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities by providing a blueprint for health care organizations to implement culturally and linguistically appropriate services. Adoption of these Standards will help advance better health and health care in the United States.

Think Cultural Health - HHS

Enhanced National CLAS Standards

What do the new CLAS Standards mean for behavioral health?

The National CLAS Standards

Joint Commission CLAS Crosswalk 2014

Zero Harm Tools  

Earning trust using respectful and curious questions.

Zero Harm Training


Use this database of cultural norms and practices to get more familiar with different ethnic groups, religious groups and additional communities.


The Language of Inclusion 2019 Vol.2  
Gender and Sexuality