Now I Know My ABCD's -
Next Time Won't You Do ASSET-MAPPING with Me?
Every single person has capacities, abilities and gifts. Living a good life depends on whether those capacities can be used, abilities expressed and gifts given. If they are, the person will be valued, feel powerful and well-connected to the people around them. And the community around the person will be more powerful because of the contribution the person is making.-John McKnight, Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)
The Minnesota Department of Health website lists the following summary:
Five Steps Toward Whole Community Mobilization
"Go in search of people.Begin with what they know.
Build on what they have."- Chinese proverb
Asset-Based Community Development Institute (ABCD)
John McKnight - BIO
Community Development Program
Minnesota Department of Health
California ABCD Institute
Center for Collaborative Planning