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What is a Community?

A social community (in this context) is a group of people who share a common characteristic, attitude, interest, or goal and consider themselves to be a community. Your community can be connected by ethnic or cultural backgrounds, sexual orientation or gender identity, religious beliefs, or any other connection. A community can be represented by a formal organization, or a community’s members can be more loosely connected.  No matter what, preserving your community’s history is important.