Ellen Goodman on Social Connection During a Time of Social Distancing

Posted on 03/12/2020
Four friends with their arms around each other's backs

“How remarkable and hard it is to hear Americans being urged into ‘social distancing.’ As if we had not been too distant already, as if we were all not subject to the centrifuge of modern American life that has us, in Robert Putnam’s words, ‘bowling alone.’

If there is anything, however, that we are learning from this anxious moment, it’s that we are all connected and dependent on each other and on our leaders. Yes, we need to stand apart physically but reach out emotionally. We are in THIS together…”

Click here to read the rest of Ellen’s blog post on staying connected.