Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Episode 26 Dr. Joel Pérez Cultural Humility, the Church, and Racial Rec...
In this week’s episode, Dr. Joel Pérez discusses the critically important topic of cultural humility with me. Joel brings his life experiences as a Christian, a former administrator in Higher Ed, and his skills as a business coach to help us think through issues of racial reconciliation and cultural humility in the Church and beyond.
B.S. in Business Administration from Biola University
M. Ed. in College Student Affairs from Azusa Pacific University
Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Claremont Graduate University
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Resources Recommended by Joel:
Banaji and Greenwald, Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People https://amzn.to/2RRvolH
Jennifer Eberhart, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do https://amzn.to/2RUDyK9
Emerson and Smith, Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America https://amzn.to/32ThINp
Ibram Kendi How to Be an Antiracist https://amzn.to/2Hlt841
Soong-Chan Rah The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Culture https://amzn.to/30478kJ
Rothstein The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America https://amzn.to/2FLgSK0
Podcast “Seeing White” https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/
Resources Personally Helpful for Joel for Spiritual Formation:
Henri Nowen books https://amzn.to/361aHfp Checkout Beloved or The Wounded Healer
Richard Foster Celebration of Discipline https://amzn.to/2RTVlRu
Full Bio for Dr. Joel Pérez:
Joel Pérez is owner of Apoyo Coaching and a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF). He specializes in career transitions, career coaching, identity-conscious leadership coaching, solution-based coaching, and professionals that want to develop their cultural humility. He has a certification in the MBTI, Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and is a certified coach through the Academy of Creative Coaching. He also currently serves as an adjunct instructor for Brandman University in California in the Educational Doctorate in Organizational Leadership. He has over 20 years of experience in higher education, having served most recently as vice president and dean of students at Whittier College. He has previously served as the dean of students at Seattle Pacific University, and in a variety of roles that encompassed residence life, student activities, and student leadership at Pomona College and Chapman University. He also served as the chief diversity officer of George Fox University in Oregon.
Joel is currently serving as the Interim Executive Director for the Immigration Resource Center of San Gabriel Valley, which provides low-cost immigration legal services, educational events, and connection to local community resources. He also serves on the board of Degrees of Change, which prepares diverse, homegrown leaders to succeed in college.
Joel earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Biola University, an M. Ed. in College Student Affairs from Azusa Pacific University, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Claremont Graduate University. Joel has been married over 23 years and has four children, and he enjoys cheering on the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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