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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


Working in the Gap: What does it mean to you?

Started by Deb Wisniewski in Working in the Gap. Last reply by Dave Cooper yesterday. 5 Replies

We are starting a new series of discussions about "Working in the Gap". Gappers are people who are located in and supported by an institution (e.g. school,…Continue

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Inspiration Software

Started by Angela Woodward in Tools and Technology. Last reply by Angela Woodward Feb 18. 3 Replies

I have used Inspiration Software for about 15 years.  I got it at the Innovation Convergence in Santa Barbara. (I don't think that conference is still going but it often had Margaret Wheatley as a speaker.).  The software comes with a version for…Continue

Job Opportunity: Organizing Coordinator at the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities

Started by Caitlin Childs in Connecting Feb 17. 0 Replies

Hello ABCD community!The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities is looking for an Organizing Coordinator to join our Real Communities Team. You can find it pasted below and attached in full as a word document. Please share with anyone you…Continue

Engaging and connecting people with disabilities in their communities

Started by Deb Wisniewski in Connecting. Last reply by Deb Wisniewski Feb 2. 27 Replies

I'm starting to work on a small project that focuses on helping people with disabilities get engaged and connected to their communities.  I'm finding it isn't that they don't want to be engaged, but what often happens is that well-meaning folks…Continue




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