John L. McKnight

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John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 16 hours ago • comments: 0
Updated a Blog:
John McKnight and Cormac Russell Have Written a New Book - Help chose title today
John McKnight and Cormac have written a new book. The best way to explain to you what this book is about is to invite you to stand at your doorstep or on the street...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 16 hours ago • comments: 0
Updated a Blog:
John McKnight and Cormac Russell Have Written a New Book - Help chose title today
John McKnight and Cormac have written a new book. The best way to explain to you what this book is about is to invite you to stand at your doorstep or on the street...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 16 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
John McKnight and Cormac Russell Have Written a New Book - Help chose title today
John McKnight and Cormac have written a new book. The best way to explain to you what this book is about is to invite you to stand at your doorstep or on the street...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 2 months ago • comments: 0
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Waiting to Contribute: The Key to Maximizing Citizen Participation
One form of community organizing involves local citizens in collective action focused on issue. Issues emerge from tensions and contentions. They reflect the...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Updated a Blog:
Effective Police Reform: The Transfer of Authority
In order to respond to demands for police reform, local governments across the United States have created special committees to develop new policies to eliminate...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
Effective Police Reform: The Transfer of Authority
In order to respond to demands for police reform, local governments across the United States have created special committees to develop new policies to eliminate...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 4 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
An ABCD Visionary - The Transformation of the Functions of Communities and Police: A video interview with Retired Chief Mike Butler, Longmont, Colorado
In my lifetime, I have met two public officials who had an incredibly different vision for their organization. The first was Jerome Miller who was responsible for the...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 5 months ago • comments: 0
Updated a Blog:
ABCD, Jazz and the Structure of Powerful Communities
During the first year of the Covid pandemic, many neighborhood organizations and block clubs stopped their traditional face-to-face meetings. Nonetheless, in many...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 5 months ago • comments: 0
Updated a Blog:
ABCD, Jazz and the Structure of Powerful Communities
During the first year of the Covid pandemic, many neighborhood organizations and block clubs stopped their traditional face-to-face meetings. Nonetheless, in many...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 5 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
ABCD, Jazz and the Structure of Powerful Communities
During the first year of the Covid pandemic, many neighborhood organizations and block clubs stopped their traditional face-to-face meetings. Nonetheless, in many...

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Dee Brooks
02/21/10 05:30:15PM @dee-brooks:
Sure thing John!The 4 messages are:Be ThereLend a HandConsider Your Own SafetyKeep Kids Safe(followed by the nation-wide domestic violence 24/7 phone line)There were also z-cards (fold out wallet sized resources) and posters made up with "70 things you can do to help your neighbour" (like invite them over for a cup of tea etc - all resident's ideas)I can send them via pdf too if you like?Dee...
Dee Brooks
02/21/10 07:08:44AM @dee-brooks:
Hi John,The Caravan Parks I work with in Australia are 'villages' in a sense!The residents most definitely help each other to not only raise the children but support each other with the multiple issues facing most of these families in transience!We worked on a project a few years ago with the residents around domestic violence but instead of asking the victim(s) any questions, we involved everyone in asking each other "What can you do if you hear or witness domestic violence?" It not only brought out the conversations about how the sense of community in caravan parks is unique but also created a deeper sense of responsibility amongst the parents regarding other people's children who may be in harm's way! They came up with 4 key messages and put them on a key-ring so each new resident would receive the messages on a van key when they first arrived to highlight to new people that domestic violence was not welcome here!It was fantastic and all these years later, it is still discussed and acted on! I love my work (if you can call it that)!Regards,Dee...
Deb Wisniewski
01/12/10 09:21:42PM @deb-wisniewski:
Hi John - glad you've joined us!Deb