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Public Health Rep. 2000 Mar-Jun;115(2-3):161-6.

Community-building: from local wisdom to public policy.

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PolicyLink, Oakland, California 94607, USA.

Abstract

The authors argue that social changes have caused the rupture of communal life in our neighborhoods and that the answer is community-building: strengthening communities holistically, fostering participation and problem-solving, addressing issues of bigotry and poverty, and engaging institutions to work as partners with residents.

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10968749
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PMC1308706
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