Community Learning

ONE DC uses popular education techniques and values for leadership development and skills building. Popular Education is a values-changing process based on the ideals of equity and justice for change. It is inclusive and continuous, bringing people together in a safe and supportive space to discuss and analyze individual and community problems and their root causes. Finally, it helps such groups identify short and long-term actions they need to take to remedy identified problems. ONE DC models its popular education process after the consciousness-raising work conducted by SNCC and other groups in such initiatives as the Mississippi Freedom Summer and the Citizenship Schools.

ONE DC Educational Approach and Framework

  1. Develop a capacity building process that honors people’s experiences and values
  2. Promote and support healthy/shared leadership and the development of a shared vision
  3. Create a safe action space that promotes genuine alliance building
  4. Move people to make political and ideological connections
Do you like this page?
ONE DC
Organizing for Neighborhood Equity in Shaw and the District

ONE DC