OUR MULTIDIMENSIONAL APPROACH
MONUMENTS & CULTURAL WEALTH:
Re-imagining our public spaces to honor diverse histories and inspire unity
HOW: Building monuments and memorials through public art to address representation, monumentalizing that which has been erased or diminished, and investing in the creation of counter-narrative art and symbols.
Fostering community participation to ensure that people see themselves and are reflected in the work
HOW: Using our resources and knowledge, to build capacity in community through coalition formation, building authentic relationships with all stakeholders and centering the needs, knowledge, and voices of People of Color, bringing experiences from the margins inward so all can participate fully and benefit mutually.
Shaping our city's story to acknowledge past hardships, celebrate progress, and envision a just future
HOW: Producing media and digital storytelling that elevates non-monolithic narratives of Black Boston, partnering with local, national and global media sources to align storytelling in racial equity and inclusion.
Striving for equitable access to resources and opportunities across all neighborhoods
HOW: Building, reclaiming and sustaining spaces across Boston that are essential to thriving Black culture. Providing Teaching & Learning Opportunities. Introducing Embodied Practices.
Implementing inclusive policies that directly address inequities and promote sustainable development.
HOW: Advocating on behalf of legislation and policies that counters and dismantles structural racism in the City of Boston, and across the State of Massachusetts.