In this film from Neighbours International, part of their Living Room Conversation series, Tom Kohler shares his 5 valuable skills for community building. Tom has spent 40 years connecting citizens of Savannah, Georgia to one another as Co-ordinator and Executive Director of Chatham-Savannah Citizen Advocacy - introducing people who have an established place in community to people with disabilities who have found themselves placed on the margins of community life.
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