As a new decade dawns, the American experience is often described as individualistic, isolated and increasingly digital, with traditional community ties fraying and fractured. But in fact, a strong sense of community remains core to the American experience and is simply showing itself in new forms. Americans crave connection, and neighborhoods and cities that provide opportunities for citizens to fully live a life of connection will thrive.
So what is the future of communities?
The Knight Foundation recently asked four leading scholars and community leaders to consider this question, “What is the most important trend that will transform how Americans think about community over the next decade. Responses focus on how immigration, faith, neighborhoods and quality of life are changing across the nation.
Click HERE to read what they had to say.