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Community Foundations of Canada to make belonging a major focus of its work for next 3 years

Based on the findings of a report about belonging in Canada, the national network of Canada’s 191 community foundations, Community Foundations of Canada (CFC), has stated it will make belonging a major focus of its work for the next three years.

Sarah Arthurs

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Peter Block is the author of Community: the Structure of Belonging and one of the leading thinkers about community development. We were very excited when Peter became a member of New Scoop last winter and recently asked him why he joined up.

Cormac Russell

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In last year’s May edition of the New Internationalist, Dinyar Godrej’s article A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Society reminds us that good mental health is rooted in the community and is not the unilateral responsibility of the individual. In other words people with mental health challenges are not to blame, nor, alone, are the professional systems that endeavour to care for them.

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