When people in a community are willing to engage in a small round table discussion, for the public good, the good of the community, and to be a voice, there is impact.
It takes trust and authenticity which comes down to design, planning, and facilitation.
A Charrette is a collaborative planning process that harnesses the talents and energies of all interested parties to create and support a master plan that represents transformative community change.
What if we were to tackle mass incarceration, criminal justice reform, and social justice, Charette style?
without expectations or assumptions? Whether from lived experience or bearing witness, everyone deserves to be heard.
Safe, confidential, and authentic community dialogue has real impact on policy and laws around social justice. Our responsibility as individuals is to listen with the utmost respect and humility regardless of differences or challenges to strictly held beliefs. Listening leads to unity.