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A Message of Appreciation

December 29, 2016

From the team at, we thank you for a wonderful year of understanding and action toward building more connected communities across the globe. In October we hosted our second Global Symposium on Overcoming Social Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedenss, where over a hundred leading thinkers, activists and community leaders from over 23 countries gathered to strengthen and cultivate actions of social connectedness within and across communities. Your ongoing commitment to fostering empathy and belonging has helped shape and grow our movement toward inclusion, acceptance, and a life of dignity for all. We are grateful for everyone’s gift of friendship and look forward to continuing to strengthen relationships in the New Year. Together we will make 2017 a year of continued growth full of deep and meaningful connections, building upon the incredible work witnessed in 2016.