When you are gathering knowledge for community mobilization, it is important to recognize the importance of relational knowledge and accountability for your process of knowledge gathering.
Tracy Coates is a professor in Canada, who teaches about and does research with Canadian Indigenous communities. (She is introduced more fully in the object called “What is Knowledge?”) In this video, she tells a story of taking her students and partners to a remote community, and how they were accountable to that community.
E-Portfolio: Relationality and Accountability
In your mobilization e-Portfolio, answer these questions that are attributed to the Relationality section on your form.
- Think about the communities you are a part of and that you work with. How would you demonstrate accountability to them? How would you build that relationship?