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Community weaving is about creating (safe) excuses for people to connect

Photo by HIVAN ARVIZU

What if the primary function of your community would be to create excuses for people to connect?

  • Introducing two people who will be at the same event to each other weeks before the event.
  • Creating a buddy system.
  • Creating smaller sub-groups of 4–5 people.
  • Randomly introducing people to another member once a month via email.
  • Featuring one person in your newsletter a month.
  • Using a tool like SuperHive.

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Fabian Pfortmüller

Grüezi, Swiss community weaver in Amsterdam, co-founder Together Institute, co-author Community Canvas, fabian@together-institute.org | together-institute.org