"Dr. Karen McLean Dade creatively blends her strong knowledge of multicultural education with the arts to engage participants in complex issues involving race and justice."

-Christine E. Sleeter, Professor Emerita, California State University, Monterey Bay

Welcome PreK - 12 Schools, Universities, Companies, Community Agencies, and Individuals.

The Multicultural International Development Company is pleased to offer you creative critical multicultural education strategies, curriculum development, professional development, artistic productions and exhibits, international cross cultural excursions, publishing opportunities, diversity empowerment life coaching & training, and more.

Our Mission

As a culturally creative education company that honors equity, inclusion, and diversity, MIDC is committed to giving high caliber and phenomenal services via customized events, professional development, curriculum enrichment and strategies for local, national and international learning and business communities.

MIDC focus areas include:

  • WE (Women Empowerment) Network, a growing network of women that come together for critical discussions, supporting one another in entrepreneurship and female empowerment, participating in special events and retreats, and making lasting friendships
  • "From Africa to America" participatory workshops for secondary schools, colleges, and educational agencies. These workshops demonstrate the importance of arts in education as a tool for promoting social justice and equity
  • Featured Books: Divine N Promise and The 25th Hour
  • CCSI (Cross-Cultural Studies Institute) and consulting services, offers professional development in areas of equity, inclusion and diversity for K-12 schools, colleges/universities, and businesses
  • KLM (Kuumba Learning Model) a cultural and creative intelligence curriculum and assessment tool for levels pre K - 16
  • Unity through Creativity Productions, Inc., addresses real life social issues by leveraging the creative power of the arts to self-examine and and build greater awareness and appreciation of our pluralistic societies
  • SUN (Scholars Unite Network) consists of Multicultural Global Webinars, Lectures, Chats, and Instruction with noted international scholars
  • KO Publishers, is an alternative, creative, cross-cultural publication service, which publishes, promotes and presents diverse literary works of authors dedicated to enriching cultural understanding and appreciation. Genres include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and education.
  • Social Justice Education International Excursions and Programming
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Curriculum Development

We consult with educational institutions in the areas of equity, inclusion, and diversity. We also specialize in curriculum design for various organizations.

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Alternative Publishing

We produce and publish culturally creative works spanning PreK-12 and college education, and leisure adult reading.

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Event Production

We produce a variety of events, including art exhibitions, workshops, panel discussions, scholarly presentations, and performances for cross-cultural education purposes.

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In Our Own Words...

We know you care about learning creative ways to communicate cross-culturally in today’s diverse world. Cross-cultural creative methods help in improving areas of business, education, social and environmental action. Consider consultation in our Kuumba (Creativity) Learning Model for curriculum and professional education development and purchasing our multicultural alternative books for classrooms, book clubs, and thoughtful gifts. Come on board with us on cultural travel excursions. Encourage your organizations to book social justice, anti-bias, and/or celebrations of culture through visual and performing art exhibits, workshops and performances. We are highly skilled in all of these areas and are delighted to serve you.

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The Women's Empowerment Network of MIDCLLC presents: WE Network Rejuvenation Retreat in Joshua Tree 2020

 
The WE Network just finished up an inspiring and memorable rejuvenation retreat in Joshua Tree, California from January 18th-20th, 2020. It was a wonderful weekend full of healing, relaxation, sisterhood, and lots of fun! Subscribe to our mailing list to receive news about upcoming retreats and events.
 
"Just came back from the BEST women's enrichment retreat everrrr! Feeling rejuvenated and ready to move forward! Thank you Dr Karen B. McLean Dade for the opportunity! You've created some ever lasting lifetime bonds of greatness amongst some AH-MAZING women! Can't wait until the next retreat with my new sistas!"

- TaRaya Lundy, WE Network Member

 
For more info about events contact:
Dr. Karen B. McLean Dade, Founder/Executive Director
360-441-4544
midcllc1@gmail.com
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