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neighbourhood rink sign

Neighbour power and building the outdoor rink in Burlington

So, what is neighbourhood power? According to Jim Diers, neighbourhood power is about empowering an idea that is fully founded by the community. Build by the community for the community. It’s about conception of an idea, a group of people and typically involving a private or the public sphere which becomes a bumping place. It may be an activity or a mere chair (a symbol, if you prefer) that becomes a common denominator.