Equity through Meaningful Community Engagement

EMCE (Equity through Meaningful Community Engagement) is helping bridge the assets, knowledge and resources of communities, organizations and systems. EMCE focuses on advancing meaningful community engagement strategies and co-creating innovative models to help communities lead decision-making and change efforts in their communities. EMCE also assists organizations in gaining a deeper knowledge and practice of meaningful community engagement.

EMCE seeks to engage and empower communities using these strategies:


  • Bridging the assets, knowledge, and resources of communities, organizations, and systems to better understand and address inequities;
  • Developing, co-creating, and testing innovative approaches to address inequalities and enhance authentic community engagement; and
  • ‚Äč‚ÄčIncreasing and disseminating awareness about CCHA initiatives through targeted and intentional communications that track impact.