Community Conversations: A Big Impact in a Small Village

September 29, 2014 at 10:58 am Leave a comment

What do people across North America today believe the job of community is? Where do they experiencing belonging and caring? What prevents them from experiencing deep and meaningful connections with others?

A key question to be explored is: “Why are acts of community not happening more often?

Over the last two years Tamarack has been inviting communities and individuals to join in exploring this question as part of its Community Conversations campaign (formerly called, 1000 Conversations). This Seeking Community research project has now sparked and documented nearly 200 conversations — engaging more than 2,000 people — in meaningful conversations amongst faith communities, students, schools, seniors, neighbourhood organizations, government groups, and not-for-profits. The result is a rich archive of perspectives that provide a focused look at the power of community and what we need to nurture and sustain it.

Read  more HERE>>  Article by Rachel Bntjas  in Abundant Community.

 

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