Drawn by a participant at the initial community building conference in December 1997.
In a recent interview, President Barack Obama stated: "It's hard not to think sometimes that the center might not hold, that things might get worse. We must reject such despair."
Though despair is a fair and legitimate place to go at times like these, we simply cannot stay there. Read more from CBI's Executive Director, Dianne English, as she reflects on recent events through the CBI lens and offers insight into what we as a community must confront and how we can work for change.
Read more: Holding the Center