I'm an ABCD practitioner, storyteller / roving illustrator and coach / consultant based in Indianapolis, IN. I was drawn to community and knowing peoples' gifts from a very young age, but found the words that matched my passion in college in 2005 when my favorite Sociology professor handed me the "big green book" (McKnight & Kretzmann's original ABCD book.) I practice ABCD in my own neighborhood and most recently have been leading a national project coaching capturing learnings from museums and libraries who are engaging with their communities using an ABCD framework. I have a wonderful 3 year old daughter and also enjoy exploring how ABCD helps parents, children and families thrive through my own experiments in cultivating neighborly mutuality in my own life.
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Donora- I Think I Like You
Donora- I Think I Like You Starring Lauren Bergstein www.myspace.com/hooplabylauren Directed by Kevin Kauffman and Bill Paladino www.rostrumrecords.com www.m...My friend shared this fun, mesmerizing video/song with me the other day. It's super catchy but I'm sharing it on ABCD because (a) it's a reminder of how little we 'need' to make fantastic things when we bring our creative gifts together and (b) it revives my curiosity in what amazing creative gifts people i meet every day or know already might be 'hiding'... and my desire to make this a world where our gifts are all more out in the open to make life more enjoyable and fun!~April