Movement Building Practice: Margins to Center

By Move to End Violence and the Movement Strategy Center

Our movement is seeking to build a world based on resilience, interdependence and beloved community. To achieve this transformation we must practice Radical Connection. Radical Connection has two parts: 1) deep and honest awareness of our individual and collective humanity, and 2) courageous commitment to dissolving the systems, structures, and culture that oppress some and privilege others. Radical Connection recognizes that people who are directly impacted by systems of oppression, who are marginalized by those systems, have experience and perspective that is crucial for clearly seeing and understanding the impact of problems that threaten all our humanity, and for leading the whole of humanity toward solutions and alternative futures.

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