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Casapluma: The Power of Living Life with People to Improve their Lives

Community development that’s long-term, informal, unpredictable and alive

“I’m incredibly energized by the power of simple things,” Evangeline Hammond says. “ Soccer programs. Potlucks. Just sharing food.” She’s not talking hypothetically. She’s talking about the messy, hands-on, practical form of community development she and her roommates — Kendra McLaughlin, Celine Chuang, Jenna Wood and Carlin Wilters — live every day, as the creators and residents of a community house called Casapluma.