Last year, I was introduced to City Repair and its Village Building Convergence (VBC). I fell in love immediately with both the organization and the event. City Repair has some lofty ideals—but they have the strength, ingenuity, and know-how to back them up. Their Village Building Convergence is pretty inspiring; with quiet guidance the VBC teaches groups and individuals to think and act like a community and how to create a sense of place. I took a closer look at four of this year’s VBC projects, and learned a bit about what motivates the people who’ve undertaken them.
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