Empowering Connections

If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time, but if you are here, because your liberation is bound up with mine, then, let us work together.”

~Lilla Watson

Our Vision:

At Empowering Connections we envision networking across and within groups of historically marginalized individuals and groups to develop connections for transformational empowerment of all communities and community members.

Purpose and Mission:

Our purpose is to expand networks that include voices of historically marginalized people; to empower and transform lives through proactive systems of strength-based supports. Our mission is to engage in community networking, addressing systemic service gaps that present barriers to individuals and communities.

Organization Goals:

  • Identify patterns of community needs from the perspective of marginalized groups & individuals
  • Develop or expand networks of support that are focused on empowerment and transformation of lives through proactive systems including job development, housing, transportation, etc.
  • Promote strength-based service delivery that includes the voices of historically marginalized people in developing systems of empowering services