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Family Village Co-op reopens its doors

 

September 11, 2019

A welcoming testament to Family Village’s ethos hangs at the entrance of the kids’ classrooms.

Family Village in Longmont is modeled on a communal premise which many societies depended on only decades ago. In the past, families relied heavily on near-by friends, neighbors, and relatives for social connection and support with life’s daily tribulations. As we’ve progressed scientifically, we’ve become more isolated socially, relying on devices to help raise, rear, nurture, or connect.

Founder of Family Village of Longmont, Melanie Piazza, believed there was a disconnect occurring, in part due to the abundance of technological connectivity. We are no longer able to reach out to o...



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