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The Power of Connection: Creating a Home and Building Community

Fekri has known his wife, Sara, since they were small children. After they were married, however, Sara moved to Minnesota alone because of political unrest in Ethiopia. At the time of the move, she was seven months pregnant with their daughter Tiyyaa, now thirteen. Fekri describes that decision in simple terms: “We felt it would …Read More

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Support Services Staff and Residents: Working Together to Create Strong Communities

Every year, a significant portion of the funds raised by CommonBond supports the work of our onsite Advantage Services teams. With more than 9,000 people living in CommonBond communities, the power of connection between residents and CommonBond’s Advantage Services staff is a key factor in the success of residents. Here’s a glimpse into the work …Read More

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CommonBond’s Study Buddies program, which engages youth with volunteer homework mentors, has had measurable impact and success year after year. Our goal is to engage our youth in quality, consistent, and intentional programs by partnering with parents, schools, community resources, and volunteers. Learn more here.