“Social relationships that individuals have based on group consensus, shared norms and values, common goals, and feelings of identification, belonging and trust” (Small & Supple, 2001, p. 3).

Small, S., & Supple, A. (2001). Communities as systems: Is a community more than the sum of its parts? In A. Booth & A. C. Crouter (Eds.). Does it take a village? (pp. 161-173). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.