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August 1, 2018
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
How Chess Can Reconnect a Community
Before air-conditioning, the Internet and 24/7 TV, sitting outside and playing chess (or checkers) was a popular pastime. A community in Georgia is making outdoor board games a pastime again.
How a Party in the Streets Can Create a Community
Neighbors of all ages who didn’t know one another met for a “plaza party” — and left having made lots of new friends and plans for the future.
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— A pilot program demonstrates how voice-activated technology could prevent isolation and loneliness among older adults.
19 Ways to Be a ‘Zero Waste’ City
— Boston considers options for recycling lots more and discarding a lot less.
Kids Create a Cool Green Space
— Environmental designers and landscape architects are working with teens and preteens to research, design and plan public parks and outdoor places.
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