Change Agents for Empowerment

These are the real people who empower others and take them out of poverty. Poverty most often  comes from a history of colonial oppression, subsequent state neglect and current global capitalist marginalization. It is essentially a state of imposed powerlessness.

Change agents  for empowerment have a vision of what can be and of the inner dignity and potential of all. They display caring, a will to use innovation and advocacy. They are team mobilizers and involve other volunteers as well as corporate partners.

What can each of us do to become a change agent. Are we prepared to develop these qualities?  Where are we?

See how one of  Jamaica’s young change agent is making a difference:

Leneka Rhoden



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