In the words of President Obama, “As we discuss these issues, let each of us do so with a good dose of humility. Rather than pointing fingers or assigning blame, let us use this occasion to expand our moral imaginations, to listen to each other more carefully, to sharpen our instincts for empathy, and remind ourselves of all the ways our hopes and dreams are bound together.”

Here’s how the citizens of Tucson joined together to host vigils and memorials, to create online groups and on-the-ground action plans. It’s an inspiring account.