What makes a 'just' community?

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Community foundations and their partners across the province produce Vital Signs reports regularly that take a deep, data driven look at how things are really going within community. The example below is the Toronto Foundation’s Towards a More Just City 2018-2019 report.

Towards a More Just City

In her introductory note to the report, Sharon Avery, CEO of the Toronto Foundation @TorontoFdn describes a ‘just city’ as a place where everyone has the opportunity to thrive, and where everyone has the ability to contribute too, with time, talent and treasure".

After reading, let’s have a conversation about your community. What makes a just community in your opinion? What promising practices have you come across that you feel we should know?