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House Meetings

House meetings are a valuable tactic for recruiting volunteers and building a team. House meetings allow community members to share their concerns and join together to work for progress.  Within the room, you already have all the tools you need to enact change on a local level.  Every attendee can contribute time or resources or leadership abilities.

Your house meeting will help you identify your leadership team.  The people that are committed enough to come to your house meeting should be considered potential leaders of the initiatives being implemented in their communities. 

As a house meeting host, invite people from your social network to participate in a discussion about your community, pressing needs, and potential solutions.  House meetings often engage people new to service and unclear about next steps.  Serving with the support of a team will increase the ease and comfort of many new volunteers.

Building community through house meetings is a critical step toward the President's ultimate goal, which is to support everyday Americans in a grassroots effort to improve lives and strengthen communities.

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