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Essential Ingredients for Building Intergroup Relationships and Bridges

A stronger sense of community enables them to become more inclined to view someone else’s triumphs, concerns, and struggles as if they were their own. As such, they’ll become more compelled to act collectively, care for one another, connect, exert control over their community conditions, and enhance their economic conditions (i.e., more cash) so that everyone can thrive. To achieve this, the framework emphasized the importance of building intergroup relationships or bridges between two or more groups of people or communities.

By |2024-06-07T08:18:39-04:00June 6, 2024|Community Engagement and Power Building|Comments Off on Essential Ingredients for Building Intergroup Relationships and Bridges

Achieving Equity by Building Community: Strategies, Interventions, and Evaluation

Introducing the "Strengthening Community Framework" designed to enhance community inclusiveness and interconnectedness. This framework emphasizes the expansion of community boundaries to foster a stronger sense of belonging, influence, and mutual support among individuals, which in turn cultivates a deeper emotional connection and collective action within the community.

By |2024-05-08T11:35:15-04:00May 7, 2024|Community Engagement and Power Building|Comments Off on Achieving Equity by Building Community: Strategies, Interventions, and Evaluation

Achieving Equity By Building Community: Why Community and Why Now?

There are few words tossed around as much as “community” without requiring further definition or exploration by community leaders, public officials, researchers and evaluators, and others. Yet, there isn’t any other idea more fundamental to the human experience.

By |2024-04-05T10:30:14-04:00April 4, 2024|Community Engagement and Power Building|Comments Off on Achieving Equity By Building Community: Why Community and Why Now?

Making Community Engagement Transformative: Lessons Learned for Those Who Really Want to Build and Shift Power

There has been a recent resurgence in supporting greater community engagement by foundations, government agencies, and nonprofits

By |2023-09-13T09:41:34-04:00September 12, 2023|Blog, Community Engagement and Power Building|Comments Off on Making Community Engagement Transformative: Lessons Learned for Those Who Really Want to Build and Shift Power
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