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Community Wise Podcast: Do Words Matter?

The Community Wise Podcast is a monthly conversation between LISC president and CEO Maurice A. Jones and practitioners and thought leaders from across the worlds of community development, social enterprise and social justice.

In this episode, Maurice is joined by Esther Udehi, a member of LISC’s Emerging Leaders Council and a PhD candidate at the Wharton School. Esther and Maurice discuss how language choices affect our interactions with people and the communities where we work. By putting personhood before circumstance and choosing words that do not further stigmatize, we can bring about real change and support greater inclusion.
 

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