All tagged community development
Or: a Realist, a Cynic, an Optimist, and a Pragmatist debate whether to accept grant funding through a Congressional earmark…
Whenever you find someone who’s doing something that’s actually working, particularly with indigenous communities, it’s not a program you can adapt. It’s not a model you can implement. It’s not a system you can standardize and package for international distribution. It’s never a system.
It seems unreasonable to me to leave an audience cheering, and crying, on its feet and then expect them to somehow dig up, search out, or invent the means to make a difference. It seems unfair to generate that kind of energy without providing an actionable channel for it.