I have an Op-Ed coming on this subject as it pertains to my Mooney’s Bay neighbourhood in the Community Voice. Stay tuned!

In February, we published an in-depth feature story exploring the rise of urban villages. An urban village is a “relatively small, place-based urban community where people cooperate to meet one another’s many needs, be they residential, economic, governmental, or social,” Amanda Abrams wrote in the piece. We then asked readers to share their experiences about this kind of communal living and received a number of thoughtful and eye-opening responses. “My community has also been helpful in times of need,” Shareable reader Gabrielle Tillenburg wrote. “When someone is going through a time of stress or grief, there is a support system in place to take care of cleaning and cooking — not unlike one would receive when living with supportive immediate family.”

Read the full article here: https://www.shareable.net/blog/recap-shareable-community-workshop-on-urban-villages-in-the-Bay-Area

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