Hello Neighbor! A Holiday Story from Kansas City

Hello Neighbor! A Holiday Story from Kansas City

BELONGING Hello Neighbor! A Holiday Story from Kansas City By Angela Cravens – VOL. 8 Our “Hello Neighbor!” series is an ongoing collection of short stories from the heart of our neighborhoods and the people who make them home. As Told By Fred in Kansas City: This...
Three Components of Thriving Neighborhoods

Three Components of Thriving Neighborhoods

BELONGING Three Components of Thriving Neighborhoods By Alicia Briggs – VOL. 8 It seems like everyone is talking about screens lately. How much time we spend on them. The interconnected relationships we develop through them. But as much of culture moves online, one...
Small Acts: The Holiday Traditions That Tie Us Together

Small Acts: The Holiday Traditions That Tie Us Together

BELONGING Small Acts: The Holiday Traditions That Tie Us Together By Keli Oliseh – VOL. 7 At Venn, we’re big on traditions. They bring Neighbors together, build friendships, and give our communities something to look forward to and share over time. Although...
Community Carries Through: A Year in Photos

Community Carries Through: A Year in Photos

Community Carries Us Through: A Year in Photos from Our Neighborhoods BELONGING By Venn – VOL. 7 In some ways, the end of 2021 looks very different from its start and in other ways it looks very similar. If there’s one throughline, however, it’s the staying power of...