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
Hi All,I'm an Environmental Studies PhD student studying in the field of bio-cultural diversity conservation. I'm looking to apply ABCD principles in my research, but I'm having trouble finding examples from either practitioners or scholars that…Continue
I am looking for some comments on how you would apply the ABCD approach when there is little or no trust of city leaders and the neighborhood residents themselves have little agreement about what action to takeContinue
Pastorals are believed as resource-poor people and change-resistant community. All these believes have just come from their life styles, government's policy gaps and insufficient knowledge about their contexts by outsiders. In reality, they are rich…Continue
Hi everyone,This is my first post. How exciting. I head up a team of Community Development workers in Bristol, England. We have a fun day planned tomorrow in an inner city area - bringing together people from the Somali Communities and the more…Continue