For anyone who is looking for compassionate and creative ways to meet tangible needs within their community, I would recommend Peter Kageyama’s Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places. In the opening chapter he encourages us to gather anchor personas (official and unofficial influencers) and “co-creators” (those individuals committed to improving the community) by…
- Asking them for help
- Amplifying what they naturally do
- Providing them with “other” resources
- Asking them to identify more “lovers” of the city
- Expanding the circle
Pick up a copy and let me know what you think.