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An updated version of our historic, best-selling How To Build Community image (©1998) to inspire community building through the pandemic.

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How To Build Community During a Pandemic
We’re All In This Together
Take a deep breath and give thanks for the new day
Remember we are part of a large, diverse, global community
Find safe ways to check on neighbors - sing with them
Practice physical distancing
Wash your hands
Limit touching your face
Go outside and get moving
Use gloves to pick up trash
Wear a mask to protect others
Greet folks as you pass
Read aloud to each other and children
Take a break from the news
Use technology to nourish social connections
Reach out to old friends
Make amends
Organize for local elections, unions and grassroots power
Imagine a shared future for people, plants and animals
Remember to grieve
Make room for a new normal
Protect/assist vulnerable people
Offer help if you can
Share toilet paper
Ask for support when you need it
Cherish and maintain reduced pollution
Support local farms and food pantries
Eat healthy food
Buy from local businesses
Tap into your creativity - try something new
Send letters, postcards and packages
Make and share music
Dance like the world is watching
Thank and support essential workers - healthcare, sanitation, postal, food and many others
Know that no one is silent, though many are not heard work to change this