Old Lady Neighborhood Watch

"Vigilant old ladies: another good example of the value of neighborhood social capital (and urban living)."

When a Portuguese artist collective parodies the logo of a security firm, they highlight the importance of "eyes on the street" in building social capital.

Thanks to Mark Teschauer

Full Story: Old Lady Neighborhood Watch


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