How Community Organizing Helped Me Branch Out While Staying Grounded in My Roots

by Jamal Meneide | August 22, 2019 3:26 pm

We all want to see our communities grow into places where all families can thrive. Correia's reflections reveal how his experience with community engagement and organizing can result in environmental justice and overall powerful change.

If you could never come back to your hometown, what would you do in your final moments there? Marcone Correia discusses his need to return to his community of Chelsea, Massachusetts after graduating from Williams College and give back – to refamiliarize himself and take advantage of the opportunities that he may never have again. We all want to see our communities grow into places where all families can thrive. Correia’s reflections reveal how his experience with community engagement and organizing can result in environmental justice and overall powerful change.

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