Communities, Complexities, and Commonalities
They also point out the complex nature of communities:
“When a funder or evaluator looks at a neighborhood, they often struggle with its boundaries, as if streets can bind social relationships. Often they see a neighborhood as the community, when, in fact, many communities are likely to exist within it, and each likely extends well beyond the physical boundaries of the neighborhood.”
What do you think of this definition of community? What are some “matryoshka doll” communities you’ve encountered? Would you even categorize them in that way?