Jan 152021
 

He Just Wanted to Play Catch. They Got Relief From Troubled Times. – The New York Times:

By confessing his own need, Frank had unwittingly tapped into a longing in others. Not knowing what else to do, Alice welcomed all comers: “How about 3 p.m. Wednesday at Cole Park near the tennis courts?”

 

Mazzarella was asked why he came.

“Fountain of Youth,” he said. “The opportunity to do something that I never expected to do again in my life.”’

*Worth a read. Touching.’

Apr 282017
 

“… a fifty-year trend in this country toward less engagement by US citizens in their communities.”

What will be the inflection point where this trend reverses? Could an idea based off Meetup and other social sites enable people to gather around a do the work the community needs?

Community? Call to action. What needs to be done? Define the people impacted positively and who is able to help with skills, talent, time and money. The site could bring people together and help community leaders rally people in and around their communities.