Creating Stronger Communities Through \"Mealtime\" Discussions


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In the same vein of celebrating evening meals together as a family that ignite animated conversations and flow of ideas, the Community Foundation of Will County acts on that instance by supporting a region-wide effort by its parent organization, The Chicago Community Trust, called On the Table.

On the Table will gather residents across Illinois' northeastern regions to sit down for "intimate mealtime discussions" in backyards, kitchens, community centers and churches with colleagues, neighbors, friends and strangers, to exchange views and ideas on how they can take back their communities and "create and sustain strong, safe and dynamic communities."

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