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Associational Life: Democracy’s Power Source by John McKnight

Associational Life: Democracy’s Power Source by John McKnight

​​​John McKnight's new book, Associational Life: Democracy’s Power Source explores the power of neighborhood associations to... read more

Dee Brooks awarded the Global Ambassador Award from IACD

Dee Brooks awarded the Global Ambassador Award from IACD

​​​​​​​​​​"Dee Brooks has been instrumental in promoting the International Association for Community Development (IACD) across the... read more

John Zeigler Published in new Book Black Men's Health

John Zeigler Published in new Book Black Men's Health

​​​​​​​​​​John​ and co-author Troy Harden's chapter, Black Masculinity Remixed, "unpack current sensibilities concerning... read more

Tom Mosgaller and Co-Authors Have Launched a New Book, Bending Granite

Tom Mosgaller and Co-Authors Have Launched a New Book, Bending Granite

​​​​​ABCD Institute Steward Tom Mosgaller and Co-Authors Have Launched a New Book, Bending Granite​Bending Granite is composed... read more

Cormac Russell and John McKnight's New Book - The Connected Community

Cormac Russell and John McKnight's New Book - The Connected Community

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Connected Community: A New Book by John McKnight and Cormac RussellThe Connected Community is due to reach... read more

Book Review by Tom Dewar: Cormac Russell, Rekindling Democracy: A Professional's Guide to Working in Citizen Space

Book Review by Tom Dewar: Cormac Russell, Rekindling Democracy: A Professional's Guide to Working in Citizen Space

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This book is a welcome and clarifying contribution to contemporary community building. Cormac places Asset-Based Community... read more

An Occasional Book Review  by Robert Francis

An Occasional Book Review by Robert Francis

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ABCD Resources and Inspiration in Time of Crisis

ABCD Resources and Inspiration in Time of Crisis

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Cormac Russell speaks at TEDxExeter

Cormac Russell speaks at TEDxExeter

Faculty member Cormac Russell's TEDxExeter Talk: Sustainable Community Development: Shifting From What's Wrong to What's... read more

New Book "An Other Kingdom" by John McKnight, Peter Block and Walter Brueggemann published

New Book "An Other Kingdom" by John McKnight, Peter Block and Walter Brueggemann published

​Authors Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann, and John McKnight invite you on a journey of departure from our consumer market culture, with... read more

Highlights from the 2015 ABCD Festival in Blackpool, UK

Highlights from the 2015 ABCD Festival in Blackpool, UK

The ABCD Festival drew people from all over the world. 180 people from 21 countries gathered to learn, celebrate and connect with fellow... read more

The Abundant Community - John McKnight is blogging!

The Abundant Community - John McKnight is blogging!

ABCD Institute founder and co-director John McKnight is blogging! Please visit www.abundantcommunity.com to read his latest posts and... read more