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As the Community Fund Design project continues, we hear from two more members of the design group: why they joined this project, what they are learning that surprised them, and what is coming up soon for the Kingston community, once the pilot fund is designed, making possible community participation in the process of allocating funding to the community. A fund for the people, by the people!

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Kathia Kilcrease is an Afro-Latina video editor here in the Hudson Valley. She is looking to be a part of change and progress in her community.

After a 30-year career in technology product development, Kevin Godbey ventured into the world of digital media, launching the hyperlocal publication Kingston Happenings, a thriving online platform that keeps thousands of local residents informed on what’s going on.