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.”
At Empowering Connections we envision networking across and within groups of historically marginalized individuals and groups for transformational empowerment of our 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 gaps that present barriers to individuals and communities.
- 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