CCR Blog

How Civic Reflection Creates “Communities of Care”

"What do communities that share responsibility for each others’ well being look like?"

Oct 18 2012 Becca Bernstein
Community bulletin board
Capital's vision for our lives is one where we are alienated from our work and from each other. Where non-profit jobs mirror for-profit jobs and both end in take-out and television... The change comes when we begin to build communities of care.

​The other day, I stumbled upon a fascinating article called, "An End to Self-Care" by B. Loewe. In it, Loewe claims that he "wants to see an end to self-care...…

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Learning to Make Reflection—Asking Why? How? What Next?—a Priority

Jun 29 2012 Tim Fosbury
The word "Why?" on a sheet of notebook paper
When we consider the questions the Center for Civic Reflection asks, community bonds are tightened, imaginative solutions are offered, and the desire to continue to be civically engaged is revitalized.

At the small liberal arts college where I went to school, service was a priority amongst the students, staff, and faculty. Somewhere around 50% of students performed a couple hours…

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