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Asset-Based Community Development - Lessons From Across the World

Submitted by Natasha Pei on January 26, 2018 - 3:24am

Asset-based community development (ABCD) is a bottom-up way of working with communities that focuses on community strengths and assets rather than on deficits and problems. ABCD is built on four foundations:

  • It focuses on community assets and strengths rather than problems and needs
  • It identifies and mobilizes individual and community assets, skills and passions
  • It is community driven
  • It is relationship driven

In this webinar with Cormac Russell, a leading trainer of ABCD, we will help you to move from principles to practice using lessons learned from ABCD sites across the world.

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Take Your Learning Further

  • Dive deeper on ABCD and ask your tough questions in-person with Cormac Russell, John McKnight, Paul Born and many more! Attend the 3-day ABCD for Healthy Neighbourhoods workshop taking place in Kitchener, Ontario from April 17-19, 2018. Find workshop details here