I organize primarily among immigrant women who want to fight for a better healthcare system and society for themselves and their families. As I support our leaders to recognize their own self worth and to claim what they deserve, I need to do this difficult work alongside them.
To win progressive change, including a healthcare system that puts people over profit, we need to build a bigger “we” — a broad and powerful base of people who will fight for democratic control and systems that work for all of us. Center for Health Progress staff and eight of our leaders recently joined 900+ […]
We’ve been knocking on doors, setting up one-to-one conversations, and have met with more than 500 people, as we build our base of leaders.
Building Community Power to Reclaim Health Nonprofit Quarterly recently highlighted Center for Health Progress’ legislative win and our power building strategy, in the second installment in a five-part series, Reclaiming Control: The History and Future of Choice in Our Health. Dr. Sonia Sarkar of Healing Capital examines how organizers have reclaimed control over health at both the […]
The concept of strengths-based leadership has been popular for several years now. Instead of spending time hand wringing over how to improve areas of weakness for you, people you manage, or others on your team, you focus on building up your/their strengths. When I was diagnosed with ADHD last Spring, I felt that it was […]