A Positive Outlook

News, Stories, Theory of Action

The rain was torrential, our meeting was last minute and I wondered if anyone was going to show. Community Connectors are used to this feeling – we rarely pick the people we work with up at their homes because we …

Still Moving

News, Stories

Krista took the train. She chose a seat in the corner, and sat down. Time moved, the train moved, but she stayed still. Somewhere between hills and ocean, she quietly opened her notebook. Her hand travelled across the pages, trembling …

Learning with Kudoz and BCC

News, Stories

In July of 2016, the Building Caring Communities (BCC) team embarked on a new journey with Kudoz, a learning exchange program. As a part of a participant’s connection journey, the team wanted to explore how learning exchanges could lead to …

Mark & Stu: A BUDding Friendship

News, Stories

By Katherine Allen & Laura Kosciecha Even though research suggests that people who have similar personalities have an increased likelihood of connecting and developing friendships, it has also been said that ‘opposites attract’. Well, in this short story of a …