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Potluck: Chicago, a community building project, seeks to increase local connectivity, using food sharing and community art-making to spark new conversations. Potluck: Chicago was launched in Fall 2011 through a series of shared meals, skill workshops, and discussions about strategies for re-imagining the social life of a city. Participants in Potluck engage in the initial stages of creative placemaking: imagining, evaluating, and becoming increasingly aware of the power of dynamic sociability. Deferring result and finalization, participants take risks and push their own levels of comfort. Potluck: Chicago looks to the social inequities that mark our neighborhoods and relationships with one another in order to spark actions on how we might harness the full potential of our city’s good.