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Reimagining the Digital Soapbox

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Reimagining the Digital Soapbox

Out of all of his incredible qualities, Dr. King’s fearlessness to speak to those who opposed him is what we clearly lack in modern society. We aren’t asking you to become the next MLK. But we are hoping we can finally start picking up what he put down. He paved a path to progress using just his voice in his community, and we made The Burg with the intent to make your voice much louder.

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How to Spark a Community Renaissance

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How to Spark a Community Renaissance

Rewind the clock a hundred years.

There were fewer cars, work was in walking distance, and people knew their neighbors. The community was vibrant and tangible, not just a political slogan, and people played a real role in shaping the areas they lived.

Fast forward to the present. 

We still live in communities, but we are much less involved. Voter turnout on the local level is at an all-time low, and essentially nonexistent among younger folks. Technology connects us to people all over the world, yet we barely talk to those we vote with.

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