PRINCIPLE 5:
Anchor and Credential Solutions, Not Problems

People pull away and hunker down when they get afraid of the future. To draw them forward, we have to switch their focus to our solutions and the future that we can create together.

Through CaseMaking, I’ve learned that transformative community change is grounded in equitable and inclusive actions I take today as a leader.

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Assess Where You're At

These questions will help you reflect on this leg of your CaseMaking journey

Practice Makes Perfect

Putting this principle into practice means building these skills

Show Me Some Examples

Some of the best CaseMaking we’ve seen lately

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Strategic CaseMaking: The Field Guide to Building Public and Political Will

A growing body of social science shows us what works –and what doesn’t –to ignite people behind a common cause. That learning is distilled in our Field Guide.