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  • ASSET BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CREATING COMMUNITY GARDENS THAT LAST Adam Bigelow--Cullowhee and Sylva Community Gardens Diana McCall--Dr. John Wilson Community Garden
  • Asset Based Community Development ABCD is a process by which neighborhood regeneration can be achieved by locating all of the available local assets and connecting them with one another in ways that multiply their effect.
  • Uncovering Successful Community Building Experiences
  • Workshop Learning Outcomes Describe Asset-Based Community Development and its benefits. Name five categories of assets in a community. Describe what a capacity inventory is and how it is used. Explain the importance of including members of community associations in community development efforts.
  • Consequences of The Deficit Model
  • Three Characteristics of ABCD Asset-based: Based on individual gifts, associations, local institutions, and the local ecology and commerce. Internally-focused: The development strategy concentrates upon the agenda building and problemsolving capabilities of local residents, local associations and local institutions. Relationship Driven: To engage in this approach, one must continually ask, “Will this action strengthen the relationships between residents, local associations, and local institutions?”
  • Five Categories of Assets Individual Gifts Associations Institutions Land and Buildings The Local Economy
  • Individual Gifts Dr. John Wilson
  • Associations Clubs, Schools and Local Artists
  • Associations Clubs, Schools and Local Artists
  • Associations Clubs, Schools and Local Artists
  • Associations Clubs, Schools and Local Artists
  • Associations Clubs, Schools and Local Artists
  • Institutions Warren Wilson College Service Learning Program
  • Endless Resources Faculty and staff at Western Carolina University
  • Land and Buildings Dig In! Yancey Community Garden
  • Ecology and Infrastructure Making Use of Local Resources
  • The Local Economy Chamber of Commerce, Local Businesses, Neighbors
  • Reciprocal Partnerships Cullowhee Community Garden
  • Capacity Inventory Inviting Neighbors to Participate in Community Development
  • Capacity Inventory Inviting Neighbors to Participate in Community Development
  • Mapping Reciprocal Partnerships
  • Resources Asset Based Community Development Institute, Northwestern University, founders John Kretzmann and John McKnight abcdinstitute.org ABCD in Action: Community Discussion Forum abcdinaction.ning.com Diana McCall, Eat Smart Black Mountain, Black Mountain Parks and Recreation, diana.mccall@towno#lackmountain.org Adam Bigelow, Sylva and Cullowhee Community Gardens, bigelownc@gmail.com