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Asset Based Community Development
Information and resources from the ABCD training conference held Sep. 21-22 in Petersburg.



Asset Based Community Development is a tool to help grow your church by building into your community. The resources listed below are from an ABCD training conference held in Petersburg on Sep. 21-22, 2012. The conference addressed topics like: Learn how to discover what people in your community care about and are willing to work toward to change or build; Learn how to discover the gifts in your community and deploy them for action; Learn how to develop networks of community partners to make positive change.

Asset Based Community Development

Gifts of Individuals




Two Tools

Community park

ABCD Community Organizing

Twelve Principles

Essence of ABCD

Person Centered and Community Centered

Mapping Assets

Quick Asset Mapping Exercise

Last Published: September 21, 2012 3:20 PM