Online Resources: Community

These online resource offer insight into developing healthy characteristics, building capacity for community development, and inspiration.

Articles(Coming Soon)

  • “Kite Strings and Clotheslines: Learning to Value Difference”

Helpful Organization Websites

  • Abundant Community
    • This website connects to the work of Peter Block and  John McKnight in the book, The Abundant Community (link to amazon).  Their focus on neighborhoods and community gives insight into the ways to work with current groups and structures to affect change.
  • Gamaliel (http://www.gamaliel.org/)
    • “Gamaliel is a grassroots network of non-partisan, faith-based organizations in 18 U.S. states, South Africa and the United Kingdom, that organizes to empower ordinary people to effectively participate in the political, environmental, social and economic decisions affecting their lives. Gamaliel’s diverse members apply their faith and values to the pursuit of equal opportunity for all, shared abundance, and stronger, more prosperous communities.Gamaliel provides leadership training, helps build community organizations, and leads local and national social justice campaigns. Gamaliel is the only national community organizing network that marries broad-based grassroots organizing campaigns with state-of-the-art regional opportunity research and policy development.” (reposted from website)
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