How to build Community

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Have you ever seen these “How to Build Community” prints? I believe I saw this very print floating around facebook not too long ago, and couldn’t help but to share it!
Well, yesterday we received a few prints from Stalro:zines&things and among these 5×7 prints, was “How to Build a Community”.

How to Build Community:
Turn off your TV * Leave your house * Know your neighbors * Greet people* Look up when you’re walking * sit on your stoop * Plant flowers * Use your library * Play together * Buy from local merchants * Share what you have * Help a lost dog * Take children to the park * Honor Elders * Support neighborhood schools * Fix it even when you didn’t break it * Have pot lucks * Garden together * Pick up litter * Read stories aloud * Dance in the street * Talk to the mail carrier * Listen to the birds * Put up a swing * Help carry something heavy * Barter for your goods * Start a tradition * Ask a question * Hire young people for odd jobs * Organize a block party * Bake extra and share * Ask for help when you need it * Open your shades * Sing together* Share your skills * Take back the night * Turn up the music * Turn down the music * Listen before you react to anger * Meditate a conflict * Seek to understand * Learn from new and uncomfortable angles * Know that no one is silent, though many are unheard work to change this.

I love this print, and plan to hang it as a reminder of different ways I myself, and my children can help contribute to building a strong community.

Now for the fun part! I am going to giveaway two of these 5X7 ” How to Build Community” prints!
Here is what you need to do to enter:
*Please visit Stalro Zines & Things facebook page and show some love by ‘liking’ their page!
*Next, Please visit my facebook page by clicking here & Leave a comment letting me know what you feel you can do to help build a community! It can be something on this list, or an idea of your own- whichever you feel you can commit to!
I will annouce the winners on January 20, 2013! That is just 10 days away, so be sure to enter asap!

You can also find this print in Stalro’s Etsy shop, along with other prints and doodles!

Have a beautiful day!
Brandi

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