Engaged communities are safe and strong communities


“The only way we’re going to solve it is with slow care, because all the research says it takes decades to build communities and resilience and infrastructure. Communities that know each other, that are connected, that volunteer together also have the highest GDP growth, lower crime rates, lower ER visits, better employment. So the correlation is not new, the solutions aren’t new, but you’ve got to do some freaking work, and care about your community.”