• Stories of Communities

    Hello all!  I recently led an activity at our church women's retreat inspired by Mike Green's Gift Assessment . In a group of 80 women, we asked people to identify the: Gifts of their...
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    Lessons in ABCD from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico


    By racheldahlke, 2017-12-17
    Lessons in ABCD from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico According to Asset-Based Community Development theory, the “economy” and “physical environment” are two building blocks of communities.  Economies,...
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    Lessons in ABCD from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico


    By racheldahlke, 2017-12-17
    Lessons in ABCD from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, by Rachel Cleaves Dahlke In Asset-Based Community Development theory, “economy” and “physical environment” are two of the building blocks of...
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    Health navigators


    By Ruben L Medina, 2017-12-05
    Hello,  I have been working with the be well initiative of the Stap[leton Foundation. We are using the principles of ABCD to connect to the community. They have started a program called Block...
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    Health navigators


    By Ruben L Medina, 2017-12-05
    I have been working with the Stapleton Foundation in Aurora, Co. I work with their be well health and wellness initiative .We have worked on a project to get community members to become advocates...
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    Building Inclusive Community


    By Jim Diers, 2017-12-04
    I like to think of myself as a community builder, but I know that community isn’t necessarily a good. A community is simply a group of people who identify with and support one another. Most...
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