The Child Poverty Collaborative organized an event with Adam Kahane, international social change expert, who said "The most important trap not to fall into is the idea that a situation like this can be understood and worked on from outside and above. It can't be. It won't work.
And only if you work in a way that involves the people who are involved — and the way they understand the situation and the way they understand it can be addressed — is it possible to move forward. Otherwise you'll get stuck and you'll replicate the top-down, expert, patriarchal way of doing things, which got us in the mess we're in."
Read more at WCPO here.