Building a Community of Belonging Poetry

Inclusion Everone want to be a part A part of a team A part of a group A part of a family But to be a part you will need others Others who accept you Others who count on you Others who want you Inclusion comes when we come together Together we accomplish Together we laugh Together we love Ruth Cowles, Portage District Library

Buddy Hannah facilitated a community poetry writing session at the 7th Annual Building a Community of Belonging Forum on March 24, 2016. The above poem was one of the wonderful poems that came out of the day.

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