“If You Like Your Community, Get Involved”: A Local Volunteer Perspective
An interview with Tom Morgan, who has been living in Saskatoon's Riversdale neighbourhood since 1989. Mr. Morgan is an active member of the Riversdale community—he is involved in several clubs, and volunteers frequently at community events. Mr. Morgan is also a Legion member and a volunteer at St. Thomas Wesley United Church. He has held various positions in the Riversdale Community Association (RCA), a volunteer organization that represents members of this community and works towards building a neighbourhood that is peaceful, just, and green. Being such an active person, Mr. Morgan has developed strong relationships with many people in his community. The interview includes discussions around Mr. Morgan's views of the community, and the existing stereotypes about 20th Street. Mr. Morgan is very adamant about breaking these stereotypes., To cite this interview, include the following information: — Morgan, Tom, “If You Like Your Community, Get Involved”: A Local Volunteer Perspective,” interview by Erica Owens, December 4, 2012, Saskatoon; Project “Oral History of the 20th Street: Many Faces of a City Core Neighbourhood,” Project Director Natalia Khanenko-Friesen, St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan.