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The Cultural Competency Consortium specializes in providing relevant educational resources and media for the purpose of promoting cultural competence in American institutions.

The Consortium also produces special film & digital media projects on a range of educational topics, issues and events.


Diversity Programming


Classroom & Training Media


Customized Educational Media



Campus Convos is an entertaining and educational film, digital media series, and curriculum by The Cultural Competency Consortium that focuses on improving cultural competence in Predominately White Institutions.

Episode 2: IN PROGRESS


Natalia examines the concepts of Classism & Socio-Cultural Identity

Behind the Scenes:Campus Convos Ep.2 #TheCuddieComplex

Campus Convos: Crew

Director &  Creator, Erin A. Gaddis

Cinematographer, Garrett Hardy

C0-Producer, Tori Ewing

Asst. Director, Tori Hasty

Asst. Camera, Kiona Robinson

Cultural Competence Trainers: 

These  individuals are trained in leading conversations around improving cultural proficiency with the help of the resources that “The Consortium” provides.

CC Trainer:

Jasmine Malone

CC Trainer: 

Kristen Mouton

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors


Episode 1: COMPLETE


Kristen examines the concepts of Micro-Aggression and Implicit Biases.

Campus Convos (Trailer)

Campus Convos: Ep. 1 Kristen (FULL EPISODE + ACADEMIC DEBRIEF)

On Set of Episode 1 of Campus Convos

Features & Partnerships


Featured Resources

This month we are featuring the Pan African Connection, in Dallas, TX in  on ongoing documentary project on unsung women in Arts, Activism & Academia. We interviewed store owner Akwete Tyehimba about the meaning of “Black Girl Magic” and what her business means to her family and her community, as well as why these spaces are important for people of the African diaspora.

The Pan African Connection is known for its amazing book and art collection, naturally sourced products, community oriented classes, events & screenings; and the Ubuntu market place for local entrepreneurs. Visit Facebook to learn more about the Pan African Connection and schedule your next visit to this empowering staple in the heart of Dallas, TX.

Know an unsung woman in Arts, Activism & Academia?
Please do not hesitate to contact us about joining this powerful project on women of color who are making an impact in their communities. Visit our Featured Resources page on for more information!

Akwete Tyehimba & Pan African Connection | Arts, Activism & Academia



“Opportunity comes to those who create it” 

Counterbalance ATX


Art by Bria Gladney
By Nature Brand



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IamBounce Project (Docu-Series): In Progress


The I AM BOUNCE Docu-Series, is a project that highlights the impact of education through dance. This series follows the life of the viral Dallas Choreographer ShirJuanda “Bounce” Woodson as she teaches at various locations within the city of Dallas during her week long I AM BOUNCE tour. Bounce’s story is emotionally compelling and a classic tale of growing up and giving back!

#IAmBounce: Docu-Series Trailer

Black Girl Magic (Web Series): In Progress


The Black Girl Magic series highlights Black Women doing amazing things and breaking barriers in Music & Media. In this episode we follow “Miss Mulatto” who is a Rapper, out of Atlanta and Season 1 Winner of “The Rap Game”. She speaks about the importance of Black Girl Magic, her fans and her come up, in Austin, TX after her Fresh Empire tour show.

Music & Media: Miss Mulatto #BlackGirlMagic


Our Team

Founder & Director, Erin A. Gaddis

Chief Operating Officer, Lillie Byas (Not Pictured)

Public Relations Strategist, Tori Hasty

Strategic Partnerships & Outreach, Annette Christie

Videographer & Dir.of Photography, Kiona Robinson of Kidak Productions 



Erin Gaddis

Erin Gaddis is a native of Dallas, TX  and is the Founder and CEO of The Cultural Competency Consortium, where she works to encourage cultural competence and awareness in predominately white institutions, through research, media and special events programming. With “The Consortium” Erin also produces, special film projects geared toward highlighting Art, Activism, and Academia on a range of cultures and topics. Erin currently serves, on the National Board of Directors for the NAACP representing Region 6 of the NAACP Youth & College Division and is a member of the National Education Committee for the NAACP. Gaddis is a graduate of Baylor University where she studied communications, film and digital media- and  she was also initiated into the Pi Mu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.,. Ms. Gaddis is an alumna of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Congressional Internship program and she is an avid creator, public speaker and organizer. Like Maya Angelou, Erin’s “mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

MTV: Look Different Campaign

Emerging Young Adults Feature



Please consider donating to any of the following projects:

◦ Campus Convos: Episode 2: This is the second episode of the Campus Convos series on cultural competence in Higher Education

◦ I Am Bounce Project: A Docu Series over Shirjuanda Woodson, IamBounceProductions, Dance, Art & Activism

◦ Black Girl Magic: A Documentary on unsung black women in arts, academia and activism


Interested in video production or hosting cultural competence and diversity dialogue on your campus, for your business or organization?

Contact us about what the different resources we offer:

Educational Video Production

Cultural Competence Training

Supplemental Resources/Curriculum on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion