The Connect network builds community, together.

Connect South Bend

Our Mission

To build community capacity by facilitating a methodology of practice in South Bend. Our Community Studio approach includes Organizing, Academy, and Conversations.

Our Vision

A connected, informed, and empowered South Bend where communities are moving forward together in aligned energy.

Our Code

Everyone is welcome. Everyone has a voice. Grow in understanding, operate in alignment. Strategy will prevail. Lead with respect, start with big rocks. 1+1=3

About Connect

Since 1993 we have led South Bend’s community building efforts through organizing, training, and conversations. Programs tailored to the needs of the community will always and forever be our focus. In doing so, we continuously connect with, survey groups of, and listen to individuals throughout our community. Our mission is to build community capacity by facilitating a methodology of practice in South Bend. Our Community Studio approach includes Community Organizing, Community Academy, and Community Conversations. In short, we help train and organize people in South Bend to do community projects, together.

Brand Logo

The container identifies the space of ongoing

community conversation and community organizing efforts.

The open circle symbolizing the people of the community, is situated inside the container, bringing unity to the space & the people. You can find the official library of Connect logo assets here. Additional guidelines for using it are located here.