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Build Community

Build Community
When it comes to making change, we're most influenced by friends, family members and people with whom we work and worship.

Building community involves creating the spaces where ideas can spread, people can be inspired, and the seeds of action can be sown. This work lays the deep and enduring, person-to-person foundation for change. Here's longtime community activist Lois Gibbs:

Average people and the average community can change the world. You can do it just based on common sense, determination, persistence and patience.

There are as many ways to build community as there are individuals who are inspired to connect people and ideas. Below are some tools to help get you started.

Want to do more?

Farmer Market
Food choices matter — and not just to the health of your family.
Film Screening
What better way to bring people together than hosting a movie night?
Gathering people together face-to-face is enormously powerful.

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