John L. McKnight

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John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • one month ago • 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 • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 6 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 • 6 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 • 6 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...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 7 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
Enabling Productive Neighborhoods: The Role of a New Kind of Leader
Sal Alinsky, one of the Godfathers of neighborhood organizing, enjoyed asking people, “What is a leader.” Usually, no one gave the answer that he had in mind and he...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 8 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
Peacemaking Powers and the Culture They Create
In a neighborhood, people are empowered by the work they do together. Often, they use this power to confront institutions and advocate for the neighborhood’s...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 9 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
Beware of “Community”: An Amoeba Word
Many current programs, policies, plans and initiatives are described as fostering “community” engagement, “community” participation, “community” co-production,...
John L. McKnight
 
@john-l-mcknight • 10 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a new blog:
Discovering the Source of Power
“Agency” is a rather obscure word used in some circles in society. To better understand the word, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary translates in more popular language...
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