Centering Community: Shifting Power & Relationships

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

“Nothing about us without us” has long been a rallying call of communities struggling for transformative change. But how good are we at truly centering on community in our efforts? Three leaders driving change in their communities and systems discussed what it means to center on community in ways that recognize, respect and authentically engage people, knowledge, and power. Panelists shared what this looks like when done well and the common mistakes systems and organizations make when trying to engage community voice. For change to be sustained, transforming our systems must center on community and what matters to people.

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