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Mayors sending letters to kids

Explaining kids what we are experiencing and what we can do.

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In The Netherlands, some mayors are sending letters to the kids living in their city or municipality. Telling them what is going on, and how they can help. By following the rules, and by connecting with those who are hit hardest by the isolation. Earlier, I saw the mayor of the city of Groningen had done so, and now our own mayor sent a letter as well.

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

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

The kids will call their grandparents and we'll try to figure out if other people need a bit of extra attention.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

social media

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • National Government
  • News: Digital
  • Social Media

What is your current profession?

Story teller, poet, dad

In what city are you located?

Ter Aar (Nieuwkoop municipality)

In what country are you located?

The Netherlands

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