___ The first step to making change is for communities to acknowledge their need to become inclusive and discussing how to make an effort.
___ Strategies to change should target multiple levels-individuals, groups, and institutions.
___ The most influential leaders representing the major groups in the community should be engaged from the start to provide guidance.
___ Community councils can often help identify potential entry points and/or strategies for building an inclusive community.
___ Any effort for change should bring together people representing different groups as equals in terms of power, respect, and importance.
___ Creating opportunities for members of different groups to identify and share their similarities, differences, and assets can foster unity within a team.
___ Conflicts should be identified, respected, and transformed to improve capacity and relations in the community.
___ Involved institutions should support promoting inclusion, equity, and justice.
___ Any successful collective action should be celebrated.
___ Relationships, strategies, and changes at should be sustained at multiple levels, including the individual, group, and institutional levels.