• Stories of Communities

    Facilitating Communities of Opportunity


    By Lori Stanlick, 2017-12-03
    Hello fellows!  Looking forward to the time when we all meet again and exchange stories in person.   In the meantime.....I thought I'd share how we are utilizing the principles of ABCD in the...
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    BUILDING 21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY


    By Jim Diers, 2017-06-20
    At the turn of this century, Robert Putnam wrote the most depressing book for those of us who believe that there is no substitute for community. Putnam cited all sorts of indicators of the...
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    A story on asset mapping by NGAO Society/ABCD KENYA.


    By charles esibikhwa edward, 2017-05-26
    Traditional Soda Ash Production NGAO Society/ABCD Kenya has just embarked on a journey to map the assets, strength and capacities of individuals, associations and institutions within...
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    Montréal is the second largest city in Canada. Throughout its 375-year history, Montréal has experienced several transformations.  Multiple waves of immigration have contributed to making...
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    ABCD ni NGAO YETU.


    By Hulula, 2017-04-07
    "Ngao" is a Swahili word which means shield and "yetu" is a swahili word which means "ours".With this description then our heading means "ABCD is our shield".This is a term used by women in our...
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    A fundamental principle of community organizing is to start where the people are. The closer you engage people to where they live, the more likely they are to get involved. You should be able to...
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