2. Proactive Collaboration
By moving proactively yet flexibly to facilitate thriving pathways in hardest hit communities, the Biden Administration concretizes its commitment to strong and prosperous communities. Proactive collaboration prioritizes the flow of resources to communities facing critical systemic challenges and obstacles.
3. Center Community Wisdom
Commit to centering communities’ local wisdom and expertise, honoring that communities themselves are best positioned to meet community needs. By centering community expertise, investments leverage frontline communities’ leadership plans, solutions, priorities, needs while preserving community culture and expression.
4. Honor Self-Determination
Federal investments prioritize community ownership and self-determination, supporting emergent community infrastructures that are equity-driven with wealth creation at the center. By honoring and supporting communities’ insistence on self-determination, cross-sector investments support community infrastructures to absorb the scale of capital needed for long-term success.