Learn the names of your neighbors; build relationships with your neighbors; and sustain caring practices of neighborly love .
Most Americans say a "good" neighbor is quiet and leaves them alone. We do not need more "good" neighbors. We need engaged neighbors who demonstrate what it means to love their neighbors and community. Learn more about what it means to be an engaged neighbor on my blog.
Maybe you have heard of ABCD for community development. This principles are the CDEFG of neighboring! Click on this link to learn about the "Engaged Neighbor" principles I created in 2023. Then add your name as our pledge and share it with your friends. Be the change you want to see.
Join our Facebook community of individuals who believe in the power of neighborhoods. We have daily posts from around the nation sharing articles, research and events focused on neighboring. The page is a creative resource and a place to learn.
Most people have never even heard of Missouri Good Neighbor Week. But that is not the only neighbor-focused holiday worth celebrating! These holidays provide a special opportunity to celebrate engaged neighbors nationwide. Learn more.
There are several active individuals and organizations that are working to improve neighborhoods across the United States. So many great examples and websites that I have an entire post with regularly updated information. Find links here.
This trip is your week to build neighborhood connections, grow kindness and impact your neighborhood. Participants will receive daily emails and meet online. These virtual team experiences are offered when a group of 10 is interested. Next trip is March 17-23, 2024.
David Burton is a published author, and his books are available on Amazon. He is working on a book about neighboring. In 2024, we will add links to some research guides about being an engaged neighbor that the University of Missouri will publish.
Would you like to visit on the topic of neighboring and how it can help your family, neighborhood and community? Contact David Burton to schedule a phone call or Zoom. David is also available for group presentations in person or via Zoom.
2400 South Scenic Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65807, United States