It’s the People Who Show Up
Who Makes a Community?
I have spent most of my life building one kind of community or another. When I moved to Arizona in 1968, Phoenix was a very small city. I had a unique chance to help build it into the “metropolis” it has become today. Of course I didn’t realize that, because I was just living my life, but everything I thought was missing from Phoenix I took it upon myself to try to provide.
The very first thing I decided needed to be in Phoenix was a film festival, so I organized one at the community college where I was a professor at…