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Neighbours

Local Communities & Neighbours.

by Kitty Jellinek
Local Communities & Neighbours. By Dan Street. Neighbourhoods are in a tough spot these days. Neighbours are increasingly less likely to involve in their local communities. Neighbourhood association involvement is at an all time low. Civic and community organizers have increasingly difficult jobs, as people change their focus from physical to virtual engagement. In the online world, people are trying to meet neighbourhood needs, yet it isn’t easy. In the increasingly social media world, neighbours have a distinct relationship that isn’t captured well by traditional tools. The relationship is strange: neighbours are not friends, and yet they are not strangers. […]