Belonging: A Call to Building a Healthy Community

john a powell is returning to the DeKalb area for an in-person conversation on Monday, November 27, 2023, hosted by the DeKalb Area Belonging Council.

Members of the community are invited to gather on Monday, November 27 at the DeKalb High School for an important evening to build on and forge new efforts that prioritize belonging for a healthy community.

A free community dinner sponsored by the City of DeKalb will be served in the cafeteria from 5-6:15PM. The event is in-person, free, and open to the public.

Attendees can expect to leave with a clear understanding of what belonging is, why it matters in DeKalb County, and what we need to do moving forward to build a healthy community rooted in belonging.

There is no cost to attend the evenings events at the DeKalb High School, but those who wish to attend the community meal need to register at


Nov 27 2023


5:00 pm


DeKalb High School
501 W. Dresser Road, DeKalb, IL 50115