This section examines the challenge of community: strengthening local relationships and identity while pursuing the creation of global values.
In this 2004 interview Pinto discusses how her childhood in Honduras and youth as an immigrant in America influence her work helping "those on the margins of society" grow through education and contribute to their communities.
In this conversation from 2005 Ceasar McDowell talks about how he helps individuals in marginalized communities reflect on their experience. In the process they uncover the assets and "wealth of knowedge" already available to them.
This piece from 2005 asks several Boston-area leaders in community building to respond to this deceptively simple question.