SPIRIT, RHYTHM, and STORY: Community Building and Healing through Song
Urban communities throughout the United States and the world are in a phase of rebuilding, whether it is economically, socially, spirituality, or culturally. It is important in these times that diverse communities retain values that distinguish them and celebrate those cultural traditions. In the work to build community, it will be valuable to learn how songs can help unite people toward change. This text will provide information on histories of songs and their role, effect, and impact on community building efforts toward health and cultural healing.