3. Build on, instead of undermining, social connections and social capital in communities.
Our drive for social connectedness is innate, essential and universal. We count on others, need others to count on us and need to belong. But in economically distressed communities, particularly communities of color, social connectedness is often highly regulated or even criminalized. The result can be unnecessary creation of programs to do what social networks would otherwise do, and the hamstringing of community potential and health.
Crowdsourcing What's Possible:
The principles and recommendations in this Blueprint are already being acted on by systems, organizations, communities and people across the nation. Do you have an example to share with us? Please share it!
Take me back to wellbeingblueprint.org.
Last modified 1yr ago
Copy link