Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Managers Forum Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council Presented by Cormac Russell, ABCD Institute  & Nurture Development  w...
Overview ABCD in Action The theory 2 4 The Practice 3 3 A fresh Perspective 3 1
On Community Building  A Fresh Perspective
 
 
 
 
  You hold the Solutions    <ul><li>Sharing our wisdom….. </li></ul>
The dilemma . . . Individuals and Communities have   deficiencies &  needs Individuals and Communities have   skills and t...
 
 
 
people focused their attention on…. <ul><li>What can be done instead of what can’t be done </li></ul>What might be possibl...
<ul><li>CAUSE PROBLEMS </li></ul><ul><li>HAVE PROBLEMS </li></ul><ul><li>ARE PROBLEMS </li></ul>Young People
  Latin word from which the word teenager originates.   It means ‘ grief, strife and misery ’. Teona:
Problem     Problem Solver Client     Change Maker Recipient       Co-Producers At risk population       Leadership   asse...
Let’s review
 
Community is about identifying and contributing our assets
Community= Association
Community= Physical Assets
Community= Institutional Assets
But what to   do… on Monday morning?
 
The Community way & the systems way   Theory
Institutions (Systems) and their limits
Community and it’s abundance
ABCD in Action Tools
Learning Conversation <ul><li>What do you care about enough to act on? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you have to offer? </li><...
The three key arenas for  uncovering community assets People Government & Civil Society groups Associations
Why do asset mapping?
Willingness to Work on Neighborhood Projects Based on interviews with 21 association leaders 2 3 8 8 Neighborhood Safety 2...
Matching Grants
Stepping stones
 
Russell’s Ecology of ‘Deep’ Civic Engagement Neighbourhood Organising Advocacy Organising <ul><li>Key questions for citize...
Local/City Impact of Deep Civic Engagement  Better Local Government & Stronger local Democracy Health Co-production  Commu...
Visit our  Publications  pages to learn more about ABCD and its community applications:  http://www.abcdinstitute.org/publ...
Thank You for listening   <ul><li>Cormac Russell </li></ul><ul><li>Nurture Development </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] <...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Sandwell presentation, building communities from inside out, an asset based approach

1,069 views

Published on

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Sandwell presentation, building communities from inside out, an asset based approach

  1. 1. Managers Forum Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council Presented by Cormac Russell, ABCD Institute & Nurture Development www.nurturedeveloopment.ie Keynote: Building Communities From Inside Out: An Asset Based Approach
  2. 2. Overview ABCD in Action The theory 2 4 The Practice 3 3 A fresh Perspective 3 1
  3. 3. On Community Building A Fresh Perspective
  4. 8. You hold the Solutions <ul><li>Sharing our wisdom….. </li></ul>
  5. 9. The dilemma . . . Individuals and Communities have deficiencies & needs Individuals and Communities have skills and talents
  6. 13. people focused their attention on…. <ul><li>What can be done instead of what can’t be done </li></ul>What might be possible if rather than problems more than weaknesses
  7. 14. <ul><li>CAUSE PROBLEMS </li></ul><ul><li>HAVE PROBLEMS </li></ul><ul><li>ARE PROBLEMS </li></ul>Young People
  8. 15.   Latin word from which the word teenager originates.   It means ‘ grief, strife and misery ’. Teona:
  9. 16. Problem Problem Solver Client Change Maker Recipient Co-Producers At risk population Leadership asset to be dealt with to be cultivated Tomorrow’s Part of today’s Leaders Leadership team Adult in the A citizen of today making Paradigm Change Regarding Youth
  10. 17. Let’s review
  11. 19. Community is about identifying and contributing our assets
  12. 20. Community= Association
  13. 21. Community= Physical Assets
  14. 22. Community= Institutional Assets
  15. 23. But what to do… on Monday morning?
  16. 25. The Community way & the systems way Theory
  17. 26. Institutions (Systems) and their limits
  18. 27. Community and it’s abundance
  19. 28. ABCD in Action Tools
  20. 29. Learning Conversation <ul><li>What do you care about enough to act on? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you have to offer? </li></ul><ul><li>What will it take for you to join in action with others who share your interests? </li></ul>
  21. 30. The three key arenas for uncovering community assets People Government & Civil Society groups Associations
  22. 31. Why do asset mapping?
  23. 32. Willingness to Work on Neighborhood Projects Based on interviews with 21 association leaders 2 3 8 8 Neighborhood Safety 2 3 6 10 Improving Neighborhood Health 0 4 9 8 Supporting Families 0 2 7 12 Working with Senior Citizens 1 1 4 15 Working with Youth 0 5 6 10 Village Enhancement Not Willing Uncertain if Willing Willing but Haven’t Done Work Have Done Work
  24. 33. Matching Grants
  25. 34. Stepping stones
  26. 36. Russell’s Ecology of ‘Deep’ Civic Engagement Neighbourhood Organising Advocacy Organising <ul><li>Key questions for citizens: </li></ul><ul><li>What can you do </li></ul><ul><li>with citizen power? </li></ul><ul><li>2. What do you need </li></ul><ul><li>Help with? From who? </li></ul><ul><li>3. What do you need </li></ul><ul><li>Services to do? </li></ul>Key questions for Agencies: 1.How can we support citizens do what they do best? 2. How do we co-produce services and supports more effectively? 3. How do we ensure our core services are responsive and accountable? Community Empower -ment Deep Civic Engagement Cormac Russell
  27. 37. Local/City Impact of Deep Civic Engagement Better Local Government & Stronger local Democracy Health Co-production Community Policing School Community P’ships Civic investment in Local Economies Deep Civic Engagement
  28. 38. Visit our Publications pages to learn more about ABCD and its community applications: http://www.abcdinstitute.org/publications/                                                                                                                 
  29. 39. Thank You for listening <ul><li>Cormac Russell </li></ul><ul><li>Nurture Development </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.nurturedevelopment.ie </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: + 353 1 4961033 </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: +353 879280998 </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: Cormac27 </li></ul>

×