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Your Name (or the name of your organization): 
Brooke Jarvis
Your Organization
Do You Represent: 
An individual
Name of Group: 
City Repair
What is the Purpose of Your Work?: 
City Repair educates and inspires communities and individuals to creatively transform the places where they live. City Repair facilitates artistic and ecologically-oriented placemaking through projects that honor the interconnection of human communities and the natural world. The many projects of City Repair have been accomplished by a mostly volunteer staff and thousands of volunteers.
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Short Description of Your Digital Story: 
Brooke Jarvis--a resident of Bainbridge Island, WA and editor at Yes! magazine--describes how her community was changed by identifying public commons and creating new gathering spots with the help of Mark Lakeman of City Repair, a Portland-based organization focused on highlighting interconnectedness among neighbors.


Bainbridge Island, WA Bainbridge Island, WA
United States
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