What is Community?

What is a community? In the dictionary you will find different meanings. One meaning is that a community is a group of people who live in the same area. Another meaning is a group of people who have the same interests or who are the same in some way.

All communities have things in common. Communities try to give people a good quality of life. They do this by having a justice system. The justice system makes laws that protect people. This keeps them safe and secure. Schools support the children of the community by educating them. Access to sports clubs and entertainment such as theatre and drama also keep community members happy. As a result of these things, people develop a sense of pride in their community.