Did you know that one of the easiest ways to make a difference in your community is by getting involved? Here are some easy steps for how to get started.
1. Think about what type of change you want to see happen – Is there a problem with safety around school zones? Do you want more green spaces near your house? Maybe there’s a need for affordable housing close by. You can tackle any issue, as long as it matters to you and your neighbors!
2. Brainstorm solutions – What can be done on an individual level or through grassroots efforts that will help solve the problem at hand? Keep in mind that this could include things like volunteering with local organizations, helping out at events, or donating time or money to causes that matter.
3.Ask people to help out – Don’t go at it alone! Let your friends and neighbors know what’s going on. Ask them if they have any ideas too, or invite them along with you when you take action.
You don’t have to do everything yourself – in fact, it’s often better if you don’t! Find others who share your passion for change and work together to make a bigger impact.
Getting involved is the first step on the road to making your community a better place. It can be as simple as volunteering with a local school, or attending an event to raise money for a cause you care about.
You don’t need any special skills to get involved – just some time and enthusiasm!
After all, it’s the community we all live in – let’s make it the best it can be.
With this in mind, go ahead and take the first step towards change. It won’t be easy, but it’ll definitely be worth it in the end!
If you have any other tips on getting started, feel free to share them in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you. And remember – together, we can make a difference!
Ella Whittaker is a woman of many talents. She has a degree in mathematics and she also studied the history of art at the University of Oxford. Ella is an entrepreneur with a strong passion for charity work. In 2009, she founded CL Community which aims to provide sustainable jobs for people from different backgrounds who are trying to transition into work or learn new skills.