Community Defined

To some people, community is a feeling, to some people it’s relationships, to some people it’s a place, to some people it’s an institution.

A definition John likes is: Community is a place where people prevail.

Here is another one:

About the Lead Author

John McKnight
John McKnight is emeritus professor of education and social policy and codirector of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at DePaul University. He is the coauthor of Building Communities from the Inside Out and the author of The Careless Society. He has been a community organizer and serves on the boards of several national organizations that support neighborhood development.

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