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    Being Seen: Turning America Downside Up


    By John L. McKnight, 2020-09-09
    Many Americans of diverse persuasions feel that they are not “heard”. They express their grievances in various forms from demonstrating in the streets to posting on social media. The focus of...
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    Design for the Commons


    By Malikia Johnson, 2020-09-04
    Hello Everyone,  My name is Malikia Johnson and I am a new member of the community. It's been so nice to see everyone's stories and reflections about this very important work! I wanted to...
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    Supporting Your ABCD Efforts During a Pandemic


    By John Hamerlinck, 2020-09-02
    So we can't gather. That’s unfortunate. However, we can still do a number of things to move our community change efforts forward. We can always learn. You can never have enough evidence at...
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    Social Connection. It's That Simple


    By Alan Blackshaw, 2020-09-01
    Over lunch today I had one of the local commercial radio stations on in the background. At one point they were promoting a Volunteer Expo happening at the weekend. The radio announcer summed it...
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    Reflections on John Lewis


    By Robert Francis, 2020-08-04
    Reflections On John Lewis On John Lewis  These past several days have been very moving for me with the passing of John Lewis. When American democracy seems to be falling apart, he...
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    ABCD in Action – Strength Based Approach to Refugee Settlement By Om Dhungel As a practitioner of ‘Strength Based Approach’, I often get told that people working with refugees cannot...
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