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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


Anyone else work at a university hospital?

Started by Teryn Heckers in Working in the Gap Oct 2. 0 Replies

Hello everyone!About three months ago I started a new job with the UC Davis Health System in Sacramento, CA. I'm the Community Liaison for the Department of Family and Community Medicine. In short, that means I'm in charge of getting our medical…Continue

What is "community engagement"?

Started by Deb Wisniewski in Open Discussions. Last reply by Siphosenkosi Ndlovu on Tuesday. 3 Replies

"Community Engagement"... These two words seem to be very popular lately. I've been seeing them used in posts here on ABCD in Action, in articles for nonprofits that work in communities and neighborhoods, by governmental agencies seeking to hear…Continue

Community Engagement

Started by Karen Greenidge-Hutchinson in Open Discussions Sep 11. 0 Replies

MeHi all, I am a Community Access Worker in an Mental Health Enablement service. I do a lot of community engagement. I am interested to find out any ideas or projects that have worked well? how important is community engagement to enablement?Continue

Activities and tools for workshops on community engagement.

Started by Noreen Mahmood in Connecting Aug 23. 0 Replies

Hello, I am designing workshops for new immigrant parents on Community Engagement and I would appreciate if any of the group member can help in providing some material on volunteering within community/neighbourhood and some activities that can be…Continue




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