Published by Clear Impact:
This free e-book includes tools for mapping assets to unlock the gifts in a neighborhood or community. The nine steps outlined within can help achieve greater impact and results by building on the gifts and assets already present.
Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) starts with a few simple truths:
- Everyone has gifts. Everyone has something to contribute.
- Everyone cares about something and their passion is their motivation to act.
- Strong, safe and healthy neighborhoods and communities are built on the strengths and capacities of their residents and associations that call the community home.
The two complementary approaches of Results-Based Accountability (RBA) and Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) can help create powerful community partnerships to build healthier, safer and stronger neighborhoods and communities.