What community means is a big subject. For some it means very little and for others it’s a daily lived experience.
The video from American David Brooks is a useful conversation starter. While it looks at the impact of the nuclear family on the United States today, some parallels may be drawn with New Zealand/Aotearoa.
United Neighbourhood Houses partners with 43 settlement houses. It profiles a programme building intergenerational connections.
Are there some learnings here for us?