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Who are the local heroes in your community? The firefighters and schoolteachers, the people who quietly pick up trash and pull weeds, the movers and shakers, or the peacemakers? Whoever they are, there's power in recognizing them. Download our free Local Heroes kit with printable cards. Hang it up at an event or public space, and watch your community smile as you honor these special folks.
We're one of fifty winners nationwide in the Play Everywhere competition, from KaBOOM! We're creating a prototype "pop-up theater" - a small play stage for kids that can fit in a laundromat, grocery store, bus stop, or office. The prototype is launching in May in Bethel, Vermont - come check it out and play with us! Get the schedule and details and watch for our free kit and instructions, coming soon!
You haven't lived until you've danced in the streets! At Community Workshop we believe in the power of the arts to bring people together. We also believe that nothing beats a great spontaneous dance party. So why not combine the two? For the past few years we've organized community dance flash mobs for events, including this one at the Foodaroo food and music festival in Middelbury Vermont. Use our free Spotify playlist and organize your own...
Emergency Election Affirmation Kit
Let's face it - national politics is a giant mushroom cloud of wacko negativity. And that trickles down. The name calling, disrespect and partisanship aren't just bad for our country - they're bad for our cities and towns, our neighborhoods and our own personal karma. That's why we've put together an emergency election affirmation kit. Simply download, print, and blanket your community in positive, respectful thoughts today.