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ABCD in Action is your community - a place where we can learn from each other about how to apply the principles and practices of Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD).

"Building on the skills of local residents, the power of local associations, and the supportive functions of local institutions, asset-based community development draws upon existing community strengths to build stronger, more sustainable communities for the future.” ~http://www.abcdinstitute.org


healthy minds need to do to finish it

Started by andrew pearson in Working in the Gap on Thursday. 0 Replies

From healthy minds   , we trying to stated  peer center.  How you believe  I and other member should do to accomplish  this thing. how should we  achieve the peer center and what we need to do.  what should do to finish doing a peer advocate…Continue

Shared use agreements

Started by Sara Axtell in Working in the Gap on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Hello, all.  I was recalling that when thinking about the kinds of assets community institutions can contribute to community development efforts, space for community convenings is high on the list.  I am at University of Minnesota, and am working…Continue

Churches doing ABCD in their neighborhoods?

Started by Kimberleigh Wells in Open Discussions. Last reply by Dee Brooks May 2. 3 Replies

Does anyone know of any churches doing ABCD in their neighborhoods instead of traditional charity/service-style community ministries? I am a Presbyterian pastor wanting to learn how to shift a church's traditional mission ministry (soup kitchen,…Continue

Do attitude changes using ABCD last?

Started by Ian Cunningham in Working in the Gap. Last reply by Dee Brooks May 19. 7 Replies

My first posting and a possibly provocative discussion question.I am in the process of PhD research focusing on ABCD particularly in the context of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects in emerging nations in particular. The WASH sector is…Continue

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