PRINCIPLE 6:
Make Inequitable Systems the Villain

People don’t usually understand the systems that affect their lives or how they came about -- which makes building support for systems change even harder. We need to help people see the systems around them and recognize that they can be rebuilt with equity in mind.

Thank you for making policies that can seem too abstract, like the legacy of redlining, into a reality that's personal.

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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

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