How many more NEW groups, movements or organizations?

groupDo we just keep forming new groups to address social  problems?  Groups that are not inclusive!

The targeted groups or communities are not part of the decision-making  groups  nor  are they  included in the initial discussions to help themselves — those “poor”  disadvantaged  (targeted) groups.    I see that as a fundamental problem!

The featured image is the typical  make-up of a  well-intentioned  conference or event to support the disadvantaged, who are usually poor.       Where are the poor in this group?  (They were not invited )

Why don’t we pool that money, however small, and use it towards inclusive partnerships with the “poor?”

Failure to Listen is our dismissal of their (disadvantaged groups)  abilities to help themselves, if appropriately  mentored and  provided with culturally acceptable tools.



Author: Angela Grant

Angela Grant is a medical doctor. For 22 years, she practiced emergency medicine and internal medicine. She studied for one year at Harvard T. H Chan School Of Public Health. She writes about culture, race, and health.

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