I am a community organizer and builder. I've decided to stop running from this title. (smile)
With everything that is happening in our world today--the need for strong communities is at a premium. We often speak of days gone by--when we knew our neighbors and everyone looked out for each other. We don't have to simply reminisce, we can build this beloved community even today.
Here are the posts that I've written about this specific topic:
Community vs Networking
On Community :: Fun, Food & Fellowship
Here are resources that you can use for building beloved community where you are:
[this list will be added to as resources are shared and found]
Beloved Community--what is it?
Center for Courage and Renewal
6 Guidelines to Start a Successful Community
Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children by Thich Nhat Hanh and the Plum Village Community
Videos & Podcasts that may assist you in being the kind of person you'd like to be:
The Basics of Non Violent Communication 1.1 (the full series is on YouTube)
The Basics of Non Violent Communication 1.2
The Basics of Non Violent Communication 1.3
The Basics of Non Violent Communication 1.4
The Basics of Non Violent Communication 1.5
The Basics of Non Violent Communication 1.6
Should you have a resource or comment to share regarding community organizing and building please leave me a not below. I'd love to hear from you.