What We Do

Listening Project

“Pioneered by Rural Southern Voice for Peace, the Listening Project is a unique approach to improving vulnerable neighborhoods. Rather than starting with the solutions of experts, inCOMMON turns to the people.” – Metro Neighborhood News

About

The Listening Project is an ongoing, “deep listening” exercise with area residents that helps inCOMMON identify the following: resident and neighborhood assets, local leadership, and promising ideas for addressing community challenges. The primary goal of the Listening Project is to empower area residents in building a stronger, safer, and more vibrant neighborhood for themselves and for future generations who might otherwise grow up under the detrimental conditions of poverty.

Volunteer

Our project uses listening booths, listening circles and one-hour interviews that let neighbors express their thoughts and ideas, concerns, suggestions, and stories to an active listener.

  1. Be trained by inCOMMON as a Listening Project volunteer.
  2. Conduct Listening interviews with us in the neighborhood.
  3. Conduct Listening “circles” (where previously interviewed residents gather together to further discuss identified topics of interest).
    • Would you like to be interviewed?  Call or email us!
      • 402.933.6672
      • info@inCOMMONcd.org

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