Outreach is fun!
Another view of our efforts to network for the communities movement. By Jess of Running In ZK blog
One of the jobs I forget that I do is outreach/recruitment. I forget it because I do it so infrequently. I love the energy I get from talking to folks about community though. It’s always so much fun!
This past weekend, Nina and I got to speak at the first annual Jewish Intentional Communities Conference just outside of Baltimore. The folks organizing this event are trying to help kickstart the Jewish intentional communities movement in the US, and they asked Twin Oaks to send a leader/founder to speak since we’ve been around for a while. Apparently, my not-quite 8 years of mostly-living-here-on-and-off qualified.
I was pretty excited to get to go. I think everyone should live in community, but there aren’t enough communities, so I think lots of folks should be starting them. So, a conference that’s explicitly about encouraging folks interested in community to go start ’em up? I’m…
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