Paula Sotnik

Institute for Community Inclusion/ UCEDD
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
Phone: 617-287-4343
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: July 27, 2012


Primary Activity Coordinators: Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP), Director
Discipline(s): human resources
AUCD Council Membership: Multicultural Council
Education: Paula Sotnik completed her Graduate Study and Certificate Program in Human Service Management at Lesley College. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Social work and Psychology at Rhode Island College.


Paula Sotnik, Director of Community Capacity Building Projects at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMASS Boston has 25 years experience as director, curriculum developer, trainer, diversity and disability specialist. She oversees the National Service Inclusion Project, a CNCS training and TA project on disability inclusion. Paula also oversees projects that support culturally diverse grassroots communities to enhance inclusion. She serves as trainer and author on Culture Brokering for an international rehabilitation project and consults on outreach and services to people from diverse cultural backgrounds. She has published in the areas of diversity, disability and capacity development of faith and community organizations. Paula has one son, a GWU "soon to be" graduate, and three furry "kids"!