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Submissions Are Open For The 2022 ABCD Unconference
By Michelle Dunscombe, 2022-05-16
Hi Everyone, On behalf of the Unconference global organising team, we are thrilled to announce submissions to present at this years ABCD Unconference in October 2022. This year you...
Losing by Playing the Blame Game
By John L. McKnight, 2022-05-12
If you attend the meetings of many neighborhood organizations, their focus is mainly on local issues. These often include unruly youth, dangerous alleys, graffiti, lack of jobs, dangerous police,...
Transparency and Trust: From Looking in to Being in
By John L. McKnight, 2022-04-07
One explanation for the failings of our democracy is that government is not trusted. One aspect of the national dialogue on restoring trust in government suggests that a critical reform is...
A Citizen-Centered Culture: A Tale of Two Neighborhoods
By John L. McKnight, 2022-03-08
The Dutch Association of Mayors invited me, as a representative of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute, to visit their 20 largest cities and share an asset-based approach with...
Creating Trust: The Unique Power of Associations
By John L. McKnight, 2022-02-10
It is not difficult to distinguish the functions of physical tools from each other. No one uses a saw to drive a nail into a piece of wood. Likewise, no one attempts to cut a piece of wood with a...
NEW free short course at Village In The City
By Mark McKergow, 2022-02-08
Hi everyone, As people involved in ABCD work around the work, you might be keen to engage with Introduction to Village In The City , our new one-hour self-paced online course. This is a...
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