Resilience and Recovery Requires Place-Based Leadership and Change

In times of crisis, people turn inward—to the fundamental needs of their family. That response is playing out during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the organizations that are part of the Purpose Built Communities network, the concept of family extends into the communities they serve. Many have taken on efforts to provide and coordinate essential relief services such as food distribution and income support. They are able to do this work because of the long-term commitment they have made to their communities.