Politics and Civic Friendship

Elias Crim
3 min readMay 2, 2019

Some thoughts on our upcoming city elections here in my town…

“The core question is: What can we create together?” (Peter Block)

A few years ago, I heard that our Valpo Mayor Jon Costas was recommending a book called Community, by Peter Block. I got myself a copy and found it full of great, even inspiring ideas toward a goal of community transformation, partly by pushing back on our terrible social isolation.

Elias Crim