» We invite you to join a conversation and/or start a new conversation about how your community is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
» Our forum is the place you want to connect with each other. Check out the categories of conversations in the forum and share your thoughts... Tell us what you're working on. What's the biggest challenge you face? What can others help you with?
Find topics that interest you and respond. We're here for each other!
» Would you like to connect with other people in your part of the world? Start a new conversation in this part of the community forum and see what shows up. Be sure to include your country, continent, city, or neighborhood - whatever makes sense - in the subject line so people can tell where you are from.
» Questions, answers, and information about this online community. We'll try to share various tips and tricks about using this platform as well.
» Do you have questions about how to use ABCD? Maybe you're just getting started with organizing your community and aren't sure where to start... Maybe you've run into a challenge and would like some help.
» Do you want to post a question or start a conversation, but you aren’t sure where it should go or you can’t find a topic it fits under? This is a great place to post it!
» What is Asset-Mapping? What are Gift Inventories? What tools do you use? How do you use them?
» With so much great work happening globally to support building community resilience particularly in Disaster/Emergency Planning, let’s start to share our learnings. How can ABCD practice support truly community led initiatives? How can we support government and EM agencies better engage with communities?
» Questions and conversations about how Local Institutions and Communities can work together and build partnerships that have effectively employ ABCD principles.
» A space for folks who work for or with libraries to discuss how libraries can use ABCD to better serve their communities.
» A safe place to gather and talk about social and racial justice and the role that ABCD can play.
» Looking for someone who's interested in or using ABCD in your part of the world? Connect here or check out Groups page: http://abcdinaction.org/group. If you don't see a group from your part of the world and want to start one, let us know!
» Simple ideas or complex technology? Tools may be as simple as a talking stick or as complex as a shared online platform that matches gifts and needs (e.g., Timebanks). Share ideas, questions and conversations about useful tips, tools, strategies, and technology that people can use with their communities.
» Share training resources, ask for feedback on your curriculum, and connect with others who are doing training.
» Are you interested in how we can work "in the gap" between institutions and communities? How can you work for an institution and yet support local neighbors and associations as the leaders of change in their communities?
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