Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Real Community Engagement!

Last Saturday we were out in full force with other organizations cleaning dirty lots on the South Side of Chicago at 58th State Street (the site for the first anti-choice billboard). That afternoon we walked the neighborhoods and passed out resources and information to a community in need! It was amazing! Real community engagement! Getting information into the hands of those that need it! Not forcing our beliefs on anyone! Not shaming women about their personal decisions! Not saying one thing and then doing another (you know like "caring about women" but no where to be found in the community)!

You see caring for a community requires you to get your hands dirty - and that would require real engagement - not just blowing steam. Something others tend to do very well until PEOPLE NEED REAL RESOURCES!

This is only the beginning! We will be back!

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