Co-Investing for the Neighborhood’s Common Good

Loving your neighbors requires moving from vague familiarity with the people who live around you to co-investing with them for your neighborhood’s well-being.

After decades of intentionally loving my neighbors, I never stop being surprised that my neighbors actually want to do something meaningful together. Sharing your life with your neighbors is not some vague way of being emotionally connected to people; it’s about practically co-investing with them to do something meaningful together.

I live in the Jackson Neighborhood of Fresno, California. A few years ago, some neighbors and