'Nothing about us without us' | Letter to the Editor
Last updated 6/8/2020 at 7:46am
An open letter to Edmonds leadership:
"Nothing about us without us" is a mantra that has been adopted by marginalized groups (race, gender, disability, age, socio-economic), used to communicate the idea that no policy should be decided by any representative without the full and direct participation of members the group(s) affected by that policy.
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