When will our campaign be successful?
When, collectively with people across the community, we constantly meet the following indicators:
eradicate homelessness and poverty
equitably educate all of our children
eliminate health disparities for BIPOC
abolish gaps in income and wealth, and
normalize the safety and prosperity of everyone in our communities.
What fundamental steps must we take, in our city, to achieve these goals?
Ground ourselves in our country’s history in order to fully understand the root causes of why things are the way they are today,
Build on the efforts underway from all sectors to help achieve our vision,
Eliminate systemic barriers that have produced historical and current racial inequities,
Target solutions, the distribution of resources, and access to opportunities to residents that have been affected by systemic and institutional discrimination and oppression
Create new systems, policies, and practices that institutionalize equity and support sustainable, transformational change,
Center and include the voices and perspectives of communities of color in both identifying the barriers and devising the solutions and,
Call on all sectors and residents to understand and to contribute to achieving racial/ethnic equity.