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    ASSET-BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND MOBILIZATION

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  • What's New

    John L. McKnight
     
    @john-l-mcknight • 5 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a new blog:
    In Search of the Tie That Binds
    One way of classifying associations is in terms of whether or not they are space-bounded. The greatest number of associations are not space-bound. However, our focus...
    Michael Marcus
     
    @michael-marcus • 6 days ago
    @michael-marcus is now following @community
    Michael Marcus
     
    @michael-marcus • 6 days ago
    Great session today at the University of Maryland Erickson School for Aging on ABCD and Aging. The room was full to the max, the participants hung around and hung around talking afterward, talking about how they can be assets for each other's efforts. Great day! Thank you UMBC Erickson School, thanks to everyone who came and so enthusiastically participated.