Rich Harwood in The Philanthropy Journal on Civic Confidence
Rebuilding Civic Confidence in These Hard Times
By Rich Harwood
Posted originally in The Philanthropy Journal, August 26, 2019.
In so many of the communities where I work, people are frustrated, dispirited and downright angry about broken promises and growing mistrust. This condition undermines our collective ability to get things done in communities, and it undercuts our civic confidence.
The good news is each of us can step forward to take positive, practical steps to rebuild the civic confidence of our communities—it’s within our reach and our power.
So, in this environment, how can you begin to move forward and rebuild civic confidence?