Inclusive and Active

An inclusive and active community is conscious of, yet goes beyond, built form concerns by recognizing the need for citizens to be involved in their community – through various means – in an effort to make it a better place to live. This not only encourages community empowerment, but it also fosters greater citizen satisfaction with their community.

As a result of our research, provided below is a list of characteristics we have determined make up a Inclusive and Active community:

  1. Fosters sense of and pride in community
    1. Creates social networks
  2. Strengthens citizen participation
    1. Promotes community involvement and social activities
  3. Distinct community character
    1. Preserves community heritage
    2. Respects local culture

Please feel free to send an e-mail to if you feel we missed any key characteristics!

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