EVENTS




Talkshoe Conversation with John McKnight and Peter Block: 2016 Lineup

Here's the 2016 schedule and guests for free online/dial-in conversations with John and Peter.
All are at 1 p.m. Eastern time.


February 16 – David Matthews, Kettering Foundation
March 8 – Walter Brueggemann, An Other Kingdom, Departing the Consumer Culture


Upcoming February 16 Conversation with David Matthews,
1 p.m. Eastern time


You’re invited to a free half-hour conversation with John and Peter at 1:00 pm Eastern on Tuesday, February 16, with their special guest David Matthews, president and CEO of the Kettering Foundation.

John, Peter and David will talk for about a half hour about the citizen's role in making democracy work as it should. Then they’ll open the conversation up for questions and comments from anyone who wants to stay around.

After the lead-in discussion, they’ll open the conversation up for questions and comments from anyone who wants to stay around.

It's easy to listen and participate. If you can’t listen live, the conversation will be archived.

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FREE WEBINAR - The Power of ABCD and Results Based Accountability for Greater Impact and Results for Children, Families and Communities

February 16, 2016
1:00pm to 2:30pm

This webinar is for participants interested in discovering how the frameworks of Asset-Based Community Development and Results-Based Accountability can be used together to help build stronger, safer, healthier communities and neighborhoods by building the relationships and accountability necessary to unlock the gifts of the residents, associations and organizations in a community. During this webinar you will hear stories of effective impact through the power of Asset-Based Community Development and Results-Based Accountability.

WORKSHOP TOPICS:
· Introduction to ABCD and RBA – Definitions & Principles
· Examples of ABCD and RBA in action
· Why place-based strategies and community engagement are critical
· The roles of residents in building a stronger community
· The new role of institutions – How institutions can use all their assets to build a stronger community
· Tools for agencies - Leading by stepping back
· Asset Mapping – Discover-Ask-Connect – From Mapping to Mobilizing

PRESENTER:
Dan Duncan, Senior Consultant at the Results Leadership Group and a long-time faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University.


For more information and to register





Coady International Institute St. Francis Xavier University
Asset-Based and Citizen-Led Development Course


April 18 - May 5, 2016

This course is built on lessons learned from communities that are driving their own development. Through class work and field visits, participants are introduced to principles and methods for supporting citizen-led sustainable change where they work, and leave with a plan for operationalizing an asset-based and citizen-driven development (ABCD) approach.
It is recommended that you apply six months before course is held.


For more information and to apply




The Power of Asset Based Community Development Pre-Conference Workshop
Measurable Impact 2016 Conference

June 1, 2016
9am to 4pm
Baltimore, MD

This workshop is for participants interested in discovering how the frameworks of Results Based Accountability™ and Asset-Based Community Development can be used together to help build stronger, safer, healthier communities and neighborhoods by unlocking the gifts of the residents, associations and organizations.

WORKSHOP TOPICS:
• Introduction to ABCD – definitions & principles
• Examples of ABCD in action
• How ABCD provides a framework for implementing effective no-cost/low cost strategies
• Why Place-Based strategies and community engagement are critical
• The roles of residents in turning the curve
• The new role of Institutions – How institutions can use all their assets to build a stronger community
• Tools for agencies and local governmental institutions – Leading by stepping back
• Asset Mapping – Discover-Ask-Connect – From mapping to mobilizing
• RBA & ABCD & Collective Impact

PRESENTER:
Dan Duncan, Senior Consultant at the Results Leadership Group and a long-time faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University.


For more information and to register



 



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