Seeing, hearing, and experiencing the lived reality of individuals and communities.
Naming what is happening that causes you concern.
Carefully and intentionally examining the primary data of the situation. What are the people in this situation doing, feeling, and saying? What is happening to them and how do you/they respond?
2. JUDGE (Analyze)
Analyze the situation and make an informed judgment about it. This involves two key parts: social analysis and theological reflection.
Planning and carrying out actions aimed at transforming the social structures that contribute to suffering and injustice.