Local identity

The image (self-definition) of the members of the local community of themselves as a community, a result of a constant dialogue among the members, of joint activities and of the discovery of shared values. During a process of social and intellectual construction, which connects past and present, the community creates its own system of cultural representation offering to the individual a sense of ‘belonging’ and the ability to connect.

This article based on the following document: Community development methodological guide