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"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
Our friend Dan Duncan recently posted this blog on LinkedIn. What do you think?People do not need programs to improve their lives. Programs are an artificial construct developed in the dance between grantors and grantees to help nonprofits…Continue
Hi everyone,Is anyone aware of a tech tool such as Meetup.com but for virtual meetups for homebound people? Both for support and reciprocal life enhancement? Thanks,DonnaContinue
I’d like to hear some thoughts about using the ABCD model when working with ethno-cultural community groups.Ethno-cultural community associations have a significant cultural component, as they organize events and activities to raise awareness and…Continue
I have been asked to develop an evaluation of most recent abcd project in Nicaragua for the sponsor organization. So far the evaluation is 'counting' number of participant etc. but I know there most be evaluation tools that assess the empowerment…Continue