What Makes a Happy Community
The biggest indicator of a happy and resilient community is how strong are the social connections within a community. These are personal connections involving face to face contact. In most communities, you can’t know everyone, but you can know about 100 people really well and recognize several hundred others as being part of the community. When the whole community is connected by at least 2 degrees of separation, the community has the basics of hat it needs for happiness and resiliency.
What are the Happy Community Criteria
In the Happy Community project we create projects that are designed to both benefit the community and build strong social connections.
To accomplish this, the project needs to meet 7 criteria. When all 7 criteria can be checked off, the community has a happy making social connecting project
Project Check List – 7 Criteria
Do a large number of citizens feel strongly about this?
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