What Community Shares Agent Of Change Are You?

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What Community Shares Agent Of Change Are You?

The Community Shares Change Agent Quiz is a fun way to get in touch with the Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati family! As an organization dedicated to bringing diversity to philanthropic giving, the Community Shares family is as diverse as its organizations are numerous. This small quiz is a fun way for you to connect to the organizations who share the values that you care about the most, so that the most meaningful philanthropic experience can be achieved. All that is necessary is answering a few short questions (honestly!) to find out what Change Agent best describes you! At the end of the survey you will be presented with the organizations in the Community Shares family that share your values and you will be presented the ways that you can connect to them


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are on your way home and passing through one of Cincinnati's neighborhoods and you see a Gay Pride parade passing by.  You:
    • A. 

      Cringe a little bit as they pass by.

    • B. 

      Jump on a float as it passes by and start dancing!

    • C. 

      You decide to do what you can to help LGBTQ teens feel safe and secure by becoming involved in outreach.

  • 2. 
    You are having lunch with some friends and you see a man digging through a trashcan and putting some of it into a bag to keep.  You:
    • A. 

      Really wish that garbage cans had tighter fitting lids and continue eating.

    • B. 

      Offer to buy the man a sandwich.

    • C. 

      Go to the next budget meeting in city hall to encourage leaders to support all people through social services.

  • 3. 
    You are taking a nice trip though a forested area and you see a sign advertising a new suburban housing development being created in place of the local ecosystem.  You:
    • A. 

      Don't mind if this land is being put to good use.

    • B. 

      Regret that all the animals that live there will be losing their habitat.

    • C. 

      Decide to find out when the next zoning hearing is to try to prevent future destruction of habitat.

  • 4. 
    You are watching the national news and a jobs report reveals that unemployment is still high and social services for families in need are being cut.  You:
    • A. 

      Think that people should pull themselves up by their bootstraps.

    • B. 

      Decide to donate some money this year around the holidays.

    • C. 

      Organize a food drive among neighbors for the food pantry.

  • 5. 
    You are on your way to a restaurant to have dinner and see a truck pulled over with a man dumping a barrel of sludge on the side of the road.  You:
    • A. 

      Don't really think it is any of your business.

    • B. 

      You shake your head in disgust and take a note of the company doing the dumping.

    • C. 

      You take the company name and license plate and report the crime to OSHA/EPA.

  • 6. 
    You see people painting the front of a long-time empty and neglected building to make it prettier.  You:
    • A. 

      Explore your own neighborhood for other spaces that can be cleaned up by the neighborhood.

    • B. 

      Don't see the point in polishing turds.

    • C. 

      Grab a brush and start painting!

  • 7. 
    You hear about a play that expresses themes of social justice infused with current issues.  You:
    • A. 

      Hate plays and set the DVR for the next television binge.

    • B. 

      Buy tickets and eagerly anticipate the show!

    • C. 

      Organize a group to see the play and later discuss the themes over snacks and refreshments.

  • 8. 
    You read on the web that employees at fast food restaurants have, in their employee handbooks, instructions for signing up for welfare benefits including subsidized health care, supplemental nutrition assistance, childcare vouchers, and temporary cash assistance.  You:
    • A. 

      Are tired of all the handouts.They should just eat where they work.

    • B. 

      Believe these basic living necessities should be accessible on a full-time salary.

    • C. 

      Decide to promote a boycott of restaurants that use unfair labor practices and encourage others to do the same.

  • 9. 
    While watching a documentary you see that legislation to approve a transnational oil pipeline crosses territory designated for indigenous peoples, without their consent or input. You:
    • A. 

      Remember that you need to leave early to get gas on the way to work.

    • B. 

      Write an angry post on your social networking site to spread awareness.

    • C. 

      Contact local and national environmental advocacy groups to see what you can do to show disapproval and get more involved.

  • 10. 
    You see statistics that women in abusive relationships often stay because financial arrangements prevent them from leaving the abusive relationship.  You:
    • A. 

      Still don't understand why somebody doesn't magically remove them self from the abusive relationship.

    • B. 

      Think about whether or not anybody you know could be in an abusive relationship.

    • C. 

      Decide to volunteer at a woman's shelter and raise awareness among your friends about the importance of providing safe places for women and other people in danger.

  • 11. 
    You see a stray dog that is about to have a litter of puppies.  You:
    • A. 

      Believe it is happening as nature intended.

    • B. 

      Pick up the dog so that she can have her puppies in a clean and safe environment.

    • C. 

      Are so moved you volunteer at the animal shelter to foster kittens and puppies.

  • 12. 
    You are on your way home from the store and out of a car you see a bag of fast food come flying out of the window, spilling garbage all over the side of the road.  You:
    • A. 

      Remember you are hungry and grab a burger on the way home.

    • B. 

      Stop and clean up the mess.

    • C. 

      Decide to organize a group of neighbors and friends to adopt a stretch of road.

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