This article from the Collective Impact Forum provides 3 tips for using appropriate language in describing clients or individuals served. Read the full article for more information!
1. Place ‘Human Development’ at the forefront of the work: explain why people matter, how they develop, and how environments influence their potential.
2. Consider using the simplest examples and metaphors to describe holistic/system-level approaches.
3. Anticipate and navigate misconceptions by looking at scientific evidence and root causes.