Do You See Needs or Assets?

Do You See Needs or Assets?

Asset-based community development language is everywhere.  I am seeing it in a new health department initiative, on church denominational websites, and in grant requirements from major foundations.  However, when you look closely, the development efforts you find look...
ABCD and The Heart of Democracy

ABCD and The Heart of Democracy

“When we help people in community express their gifts, we are building the heart of democracy.  That is a wonderful understanding of this work.  [ABCD] is not just about communities being productive.  It is about democracy.”  John McKnight I have been blogging through...