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John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 3 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new blog:
The Connected Community: Homecoming
Enjoy this excerpt from our new book, The Connected Community, by John McKnight and Cormac Russell CHAPTER 1 - HomecomingRediscovering the Value of Community From...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 3 months ago • comments: 0
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Connected Community Letter
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 5 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new blog:
The Gifts of Strangers: Understanding the Benefits of Diversity
One argument for diversity is that is ensures participation and creates the power of being heard. It is expressed by the popular maxim, “Nothing about us without us.”...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 7 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new blog:
Losing by Playing the Blame Game
If you attend the meetings of many neighborhood organizations, their focus is mainly on local issues. These often include unruly youth, dangerous alleys, graffiti,...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 8 months ago • comments: 1
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Transparency and Trust: From Looking in to Being in
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...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 9 months ago • comments: 0
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A Citizen-Centered Culture: A Tale of Two Neighborhoods
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...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 10 months ago • comments: 1
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Creating Trust: The Unique Power of Associations
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...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • last year • comments: 0
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The Institutional Assumption: The Myth That Creates Failed Reforms
There is a curious cultural myth in modern societies that holds that a good life is achieved by consumption of the products of institutions and professionals. This...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • last year • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
How Institutional Leaders Can Transform Their System into a Member of Local Neighborhoods
By John McKnight - Co-Founder, Asset-Based Community Development Institute, Senior Associate, Kettering Foundation And Mike Butler - Retired Public Safety Chief,...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • last year • 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 • last year • comments: 0
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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 • last year • 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...
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