Episode 012: How small community projects build stronger neighborhoods
A conversation with Erin Barnes of ioby
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On this week’s episode of the Parksify Podcast, Ash Blankenship speaks with Erin Barnes, Co-Founder and Executive Director of ioby, a New York-based nonprofit which helps citizens fundraise for and plan small community projects within their neighborhoods.
Ash and Erin talk about building stronger, more resilient neighborhoods through small-scale projects that help bring people together. “When communities work together to solve problems of any kind, they’re better prepared and more resilient to approach disasters of any kind,” says Barnes.