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S4 Ep 6 - Problems With How Funding is Allocated to the African American Community
Episode 612th February 2021 • The 411 Live • The 411 Live
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Deborah Blanks, former CEO of the Social Development Commission, author of the research report Project Central Voice, and partner of Kairo Communication, gives a bit of her time to dive into the issue of grant money given to organizations to support our communities. Deborah shares some shocking revelations about how the funding is used, the organizations on the ground that are left out of the funding equation, organizations with the mentality of “fixing” people without getting to know them and understanding the needs, and the perspective of the residents being affected. Find out what heroes are being overlooked, as well as a few surprises, in this episode of the 411 Live.