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Hyper local community members taking on leadership roles

Individuals are working to build hyper local communities that care for the vulnerable and to foster a sense of local solidarity.

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Sophie is a resident in the United Kingdom. As the Covid-19 crisis unfolds, Sophie has developed a community in her street. Inspired by UK MutualAid, she set up a facebook group for the neighbours to connect and help each other. She also distributed flyers with her phone number, creating an offline pathway to connect with the local community. She has matched volunteers to those needing help. 

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

As a group we were inspired to think of the ways we could build a hyper local community around us, how such a community could protect the vulnerable, and how established organisation could support such communities. 

In what ways did you share this information?

Via social media, messaging apps, and conversations

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • National Government
  • News: Television
  • News: Digital
  • News: Print
  • News: Radio

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

People in isolation with no access to digital media.

In what city are you located?

London

In what country are you located?

UK

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Good idea!

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