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OurCommonPlace is the easiest way to share with your

neighbors and keep up with what's happening in

your town. Learn More

Our Story

OurCommonPlace began with a story about bowling.

In 2009, two freshman-year roommates at Harvard

read the book Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam.

The book was a revelation. Learn More


Our goal is to empower neighbors and community leaders

to share information with the people around them and

build awesome things for their communities.

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Tens of thousands of residents and hundreds of great

organizations across America have already joined

OurCommonPlace. Join them now! Learn More

Civic Hero Awards

OurCommonPlace runs a national community awards

program dedicated to spotlighting and celebrating local

leaders in towns and cities across the country.

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