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The antidote to apathy

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Local politics -- schools, zoning, council elections -- hit us where we live. So why don't more of us actually get involved? Is it apathy? Dave Meslin says no. He identifies 7 barriers that keep us from taking part in our communities, even when we truly care.

Aired April 12, 2011

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Rose B
This is an incredible talk!! What steps will you take to work toward change??
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Renata S
Amazing. Thanks.
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Toni G
Loved this!
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