Oakland Recovers Together

No example is perfect, but there are always things we can learn from other changemakers across the country. Here are some things we can learn from this example:

• Taps into the aspirations of the community members and used them to paint a picture of the future they are working toward together.

• Conveys values in ways that will resonate with a broad coalition.

• Lifts up the need to fix antiquated and inequitable systems rather than individuals or groups of people.