A Positive Outlook

Mike 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

Mike 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 …

Let’s Do Fun Things!

Mike Around BC, Connect with us, News

Join our meetup and facebook group to do fun things with great people.  Just be open and be yourself!  Have a new conversation.  See your town in a new light.  Meet a new friend.  What’s something that you want to …

Learning with Kudoz and BCC

Mike 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

Mike 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 …