Facilitating Relationships across people of different backgrounds is one of the Five Rs of Real Integration developed by Integrate NYC. But what does this mean in our neighborhoods? A report from the National Initiative for Mixed Income Communities reviews some promising approaches. Promoting Inclusive Social Dynamics in Mixed-Income Communities identifies two imperatives:

Imperative #1: Promote an enhanced and sustained vision, clarity, and communication among all stakeholders about a shared commitment to inclusion and equity in the mixed-income environment with a keen anticipation of the challenging social dynamics due to the socioeconomic and racial diversity in these communities.

Imperative #2: Implement intentional strategies to translate this shared vision into durable policies, practices, and routines that promote inclusive social dynamics.

Read the report here.

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National Initiative for Mixed Income Communities post from 7/23/19