City to honor Common Good for community work

BGSU students pick up trash in neighborhood near campus last year during a cleanup by students volunteering with Common Good. The students were picking up the neighborhood and trying to change perceptions about student neighbors at the same time.

(Submitted by City of Bowling Green)

The Human Relations Commission and Mayor Richard Edwards will present the Honor Roll award to The Common Good at the City Council meeting on March 20. City Council will meet at 7:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St.

The Common Good is a non-profit organization that focuses on interfaith and intercultural dialogue, community engagement, social justice, and experiential education. Presently located at 113 Crim St., the Common Good offers a place for community members and students alike to come together in a home setting for many different activities.

With volunteers from BGSU and the BG community they offer free services like BG community gardens, dinner dialogues, neighborhood litter clean-up, yoga classes and workshops around various topics. They also lead Cultural Immersion trips to locations in the US.