Talkshoe Conversation with John McKnight and Peter Block: 2015 Lineup
Here's the 2015 schedule and guests for free online/dial-in conversations with John and Peter.
All are at 1 p.m. Eastern time.
June 2 – Ruston Seaman, New Vision Renewable Energy
August 4 – Edd Conboy, Philadelphia’s Broad Street Ministry
October 6 – Paula Boggs Muething, City Solicitor, Cincinnati
December 8 – Michelle Long, Executive Director, BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) and advisor, Schumacher Center for a New Economics
Upcoming October 6 Conversation with Paula Boggs, 1 p.m. Eastern time
This conversation gives some balance in talking with a super-involved city senior executive, Paula Boggs Muething. She is Solicitor of the City of Cincinnati, which means she is on the Mayor's Cabinet, serves as a close advisor and runs the legal team for the city. Paula was formerly in charge of legal matters for the Regional Port Authority, a major investor in revitalizing vulnerable neighborhoods.
John, Peter and Paula will talk for about a half hour about how to create economic vitality in poor neighborhoods. One focus will be what Peter and Paula call the Friends and Family small business loan fund, a way of creating access to capital for individuals who want to create place-based or neighborhood businesses but don’t have the connections or opportunities to do so through a network of family and friends or traditional sources of capital.
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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The Coleman Foundation, ABCD Institute and Center for Independent Futures Present ...
ENHANCING CAPACITY THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: National Louis University, North Shore Campus
Public Forum Room, 3rd Floor
5202 Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL 60077
Facilitated by ABCD faculty member Paul Arnston
Keynote Speaker: Al Condeluci, PhD, MSW
CEO of Community Living and Support Services
• Learn from nationally recognized leaders about community inclusion and organizing
• Hear firsthand from families working to create community-based alternative housing options
• Explore ideas about the opportunities and challenges of creating a housing solution in your area
• Build networks and share resources with professionals, family groups and individuals
• Become part of the team to determine next steps toward creating housing options in Illinois
ABCD Asia Pacific Presents:
The Victoria Unconference 2015 - A Participant-Driven Gathering on ABCD Asia Pacific!
Date: November 24 to 27, 2015
Location: Holmesglen at Eildon
Organized by ABCD Faculty Member Dee Brooks
Community resilience and innovation: from surviving to thriving.
DISCOVER NEW WAYS OF THINKING
The Unconference key agitators will provide the space and experience to support the emergence of social innovation and transformation using the following practices as the frameworks of discovery
• Asset-Based Community Development
• Appreciative Inquiry
• Circle Work
• Open Space Technology
• Person Centred Practices
• Theory U
• World Café
• Social Enterprise
For more information or 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
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