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Altering Mindsets: A Foundation For Creating Social Impact
By Mary Kay Delvo, 2017-05-26
Increasingly, social impact is being prioritized into the missions of organizations. My original training is as a licensed social worker, so as you can imagine, I am all for positive social...
RENAMING YOUR WORLD
By charles esibikhwa edward, 2017-04-24
Impetuous and sometimes uncontrollable progress in all spheres of science, the growth of population around the world, ecological problems, wars, and many other crises modern humanity faces...
ABCD in Australia and the Asia Pacific!
By Dee Brooks, 2017-04-18
The current nature and history of ABCD in Australia, New Zealand and across the Asia Pacific is diverse and colourful! Here are 2 blogs written by a group of people who have been involved for...
ABCD in Action News: April 2017
By ABCD in Action, 2017-04-12
Welcome to ABCD in Action News! This is the first edition of our newsletter since we've moved to a new platform for ABCD in Action. We hope it will be the first of many and will continue...
Mentorship Born Out of Community Conversations
By charles esibikhwa edward, 2017-04-09
Some time last year when i together with other like minded individual began the practice of ABCD in our community.Little did we know how far this could take us in terms of finding the real...
Think Global, Act Local
By Hulula, 2017-04-06
It is important to note that there are often many NGOs and government programs operating simultaneously in the communities where you work, many of which are following a predominantly top-down,...
Community Development Director Job Opening
By Joe Erpenbeck, 2017-02-06
Community Development Director Community Development Director will provide strong visionary and collaborative leadership in community development across many sectors in Brantford and...
The Nature of ABCD in Australia; an influential overview
By Dee Brooks, 2017-02-01
On the suggestion and request of John McKnight, Judi and Dee pulled together some of the highlights, influences and challenges around ABCD in Australia! We had a lot of fun writing this and...
Jeder Co-Labs; the internal mechanics of effective collective impact
By Dee Brooks, 2017-02-01
I wrote a blog some months ago titled “Through the Looking Glass; a Blended Herstory” which was an attempt to synthesise almost 2 decades of work. This cathartic experience compelled me to create...
Community Development Cliches to avoid. What do you think?
By Ron Dwyer-Voss, 2017-01-09
This is an interesting read. Anyone else committing to avoid these terms? Community Development Cliches
A quick post-election reminder
By John Hamerlinck, 2016-11-10
In the aftermath of the catastrophic U.S. election, I find it necessary to remind myself of an important reality. Institutions cannot stop social change from occurring. Culture creates change....
Blight or Asset? - depends on your perspective
By Ron Dwyer-Voss, 2012-07-12
That's the Beauty of It Sport Utility Boxes Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. - Confucius A utility box in its normal state An uncommon...
It's the Community, Stupid
By Ron Dwyer-Voss, 2012-03-13
(repost from www.pacificcommunitysolutions.com/blog ) Its the Community, Stupid! The presidential race in 2012 is already increasing attention and interest in local economies and...
Emergence: What is it? Why should we care?
By Deb Wisniewski, 2012-02-09
I just received this article from a colleague of mine - Using Emergence to Take Social Innovation to Scale , by Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze. I'd love to know what other people think of...
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