Please feel free to interrupt me at anytime if you have any questions.
OK , this is all very, very complex stuff. We hope you came prepared to do a lot of math. Just kidding . . . We’re only going to balance 6 . . . 7 equations at the most.
That’s where the light is shining story
EVERYBODY is a potential ally.Everyone has gifts& talents and IDEASWelcome people at the margins.Invite them to join your work.
What are some gifts or assets you might take for granted?What are some assets that allow you to survive?What are some assets you dislike, but rely on anyway?What did you used to be good at?What are some assets you use only on special occasions?What are some “far-away” assets?Special places?Surprising groups of people?
You will write one asset per index card, finishing with a small stack of assets.
Bacon Maple Bar at VooDoo Doughnuts in Portland, OregonStrange bedfellows, “I never thought I’d be working with . . . “
What did you observe?What have you accomplished already?How many assets are there in a community?Is it a finite number or can we always “connect the dots” to create new assets?
Chc abcd training 2011
Uncovering<br />& Mobilizing<br />Hidden Partners and Resources<br />
Inigo Montoya <br />You killed my father. <br />Prepare to die.<br />
Handout<br />COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT<br />action taken locally by a community to provide economic opportunities and improve social conditions in a sustainable way<br />PHILANTHROPY<br />increasing the well-being of humankind by charitable aid or donations<br />COMMUNITY-BUILDING<br />strengthening the capacity of neighborhood residents and associations to identify priorities and opportunities to work, individually and collectively<br />VOTING & FORMAL POLITICAL ACTIVITIES<br />voting, running for public office, acting on behalf of a candidate, writing to an elected official<br />INFORMAL ASSOCIATIONS (mutual aid)<br />unpaid, collaborative work by citizens with a common passion and vision to improve their collective quality of life<br />PROTESTS & DEMONSTRATIONS<br />visible, non-violent, public disagreement with a situation or policy<br />SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE<br />DAILY BEHAVIOR<br />acting on your values, doing what is right, as opposed to what is easy, in one’s personal and professional life<br />SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP<br />using entrepreneurial principles to organize, create, and manage a venture to make social change<br />CHARITABLE VOLUNTEERISM<br />good deeds or lending a hand - most often through social service agencies, churches or schools<br />COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH<br />research conducted as an equal partnership between traditionally trained "experts" and members of a community, and intended for community improvement<br />COMMUNITY ORGANIZING<br />bringing people together into an organization that acts in their shared self-interest<br />ADVOCACY<br />active support of an idea or cause through public and private discourse - includes the collection of evidence to support one's position<br />
Asset-Based Community Development<br />Asset-Based<br />Internally-Focused<br />Relationship-Driven<br />
Asset-Based Community Development<br />Needs Based<br />Focus on deficiencies<br />People are consumers of services<br />Residents observe as issues are being addressed<br />Asset Based<br />Focus on effectiveness<br />People are producers<br />Residents participate and are empowered<br />
MY BROTHER’S COLLEGE ROOMMATE IS NOW A MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYER.<br />I LIVE NEXT TO A PARK WITH 25 PICNIC TABLES<br />I BAKE A WICKED CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE<br />I CAN SPEAK AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE<br />