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When people care enough to act : ABCD in action

Author: Mike Green; John O'Brien; Henry Moore; Dan Duncan; et al
Publisher: Toronto : Inclusion Press, ©2006.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Green; John O'Brien; Henry Moore; Dan Duncan; et al
ISBN: 9781895418743 1895418747
OCLC Number: 70884582
Notes: On cover: Asset based community development.
Companion DVD: ABCD in action.
Description: 190 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Community Partnerships That Work --
From Helping Communities to Helping Communities Help Themselves --
Asset Based Community Development --
What to Do on Monday Morning --
Building the Road as You Walk It: Guiding Principles, Not Recipes --
The Transformation of King Henry / by Henry Moore --
Finding and Mobilizing Assets In Your Community --
Map Assets, Not Needs --
Discover Assets By Building Relationships --
Keep Citizens At The Center --
Mobilize The Building Blocks of Community --
Types of Voluntary Community Associations --
Working Gifts and Waiting Gifts / by Henry Moore --
Stone Soup / by Henry Moore --
Beyond Welfare: Money, Meaning and Friends / by Susan Rans --
If It's Rats, It's Rats! / by Henry Moore --
The Song of Community: What People Care About Enough To Act --
People in every community care about something --
Learning Conversations --
Connector Leaders --
Listening - Inside and Out / by Mike Mather --
Reflections From One Australian's abcd Journey / by Ted Smeaton --
This Work Takes Time / by Henry Moore --
People and Programs Both Are Necessary for a Strong Community --
Two Tools --
The Geometry Lesson --
A New Balance for Community Problem Solving --
Agencies Lead by Stepping Back --
How NOT to Connect People and Programs / by John L. McKnight --
Programs and People: Agencies Can Invest In Both --
Being a Champion for Change --
Regular People Can Do Amazing Things / by Christine Soto --
Organizing an ABCD Community Partnership --
What is an abcd community partnership --
Community Organizing --
Steps to organize an abcd Community Partnership --
The Initiating Group --
Hire and develop an abcd community organizer --
Quality Standards For Organizers --
Build through learning conversations --
Discover a good organizing issue through learning conversations --
Organize a community partnership to act on the issue --
Reflections from a Dedicated Triangle Shape Shifter / by Dan Duncan --
Miss Mary's Walkers / by Henry Moore --
From Mapping to Mobilizing --
Getting Started --
Types of Assets to Map --
Motivation to Act --
Find and activate relationship networks --
Identify an Opportunity for Contribution That Makes Sense --
Capacity Is The Point by Beth Mount --
Building the Bridge From Client to Citizen --
Inclusion: A Better Way --
Seeing With Citizen's Eyes --
Inclusion Takes Both Person-Centered and Community-Centered Work --
Organizing From the Conviction That "There Is Nobody We Don't Need" --
Ten Commandments for Involving Young People / by Jody Kretzmann --
When Connection Is the Point --
Harmonizing the Four Elements of a Human Support System and Finding the Next Steps --
The Connector-Organizer --
ABCD and Inclusion --
The Evolution of Helping / by Terry Pickett --
My Path as an ABCD Organizer --
Appendix A Regenerating Community: The Recovery of a Space for Citizens / by John L. McKnight --
Appendix B: Community Building in Freemont / By Lynn Ross & Henry Moore --
Resources --
Asset Based Community Development (abcd) --
Abcd for Inclusion --
Community Organizing --
New Kinds of Organizing and Social Learning.
Responsibility: Mike Green with Henry Moore & John O'Brien ; foreword by John L. McKnight ; reflections by Dan Duncan ... [et al.].


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