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    ABCD in Action is your community - a community of members from around the world, where we can explore together how to apply the principles and practices of Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD). All are welcome!

    "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

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  • Congratulation, Roger!

    We're highlighting Roger Vest this month. Roger submitted a number of ideas for the new name of the ABCD in Action newsletter, including the winning entry - Building Blocks. To congratulate Roger or just to say hi, go to his Guestbook on his profile and leave a comment.

    We'd like you to all meet Roger:

    My name is Roger Vest and I serve as a United Methodist pastor in Powder Springs, Georgia. I am currently working on my Doctor of Ministry in Community Organizing through Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. I have been doing community ministry for 25 years and have discovered, often through mistakes that I have made, that people and communities are stronger and last longer when they are built on assets instead of the problems in the community. I am seeking to rally our changing suburban community by seeing the resources that lie within all of us.

  • New Learning Opportunity from the ABCD Institute

    The ABCD Institute at DePaul University is proud to present a two-day basic training event that introduces the core principles and applications of Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) in the context of local geographical communities.

    Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2017

    DePaul University

    Chicago, Illinois, US

    To learn more about this learning opportunity or to register, visit the ABCD Institute

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