Connecting local responses around the world
This is an introduction to the Jeder Institute's 4 foundational pillars which were co-created by a number of the Collective members at Jeder's gathering 2016 in Sydney, Australia and summarised by Jeder's Vision Vanguards; Dee, Michelle and Michaela.
Click on the link below! Enjoy!
The following is an actual conversation I had with the Manager of a medium sized organisation in 2008 after I had delivered an Asset-based Community-driven (ABCD) keynote presentation at a national conference in Brisbane:
Manager, “We tried that asset mapping thing! It didn’t work!”
I asked, “Could I ask what you did and with who?”
Manager, “It was a staff meeting, I drew up 6 columns (one for each asset) and asked all my staff…Continue
Added by Dee Brooks on May 5, 2016 at 6:19am — No Comments
Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) is an approach to community development, as well as a way of thinking and seeing.Here's a great clip explaining ABCD through animation - it's great!
I'm going to use it often when people ask me, "What do you actually do for work?"…Continue
I recently added a blog post to the ABCD Asia Pacific site which you might be interested in!
It discusses the importance of starting small - one conversation at a time!
We can hear a lot from people by having Learning Conversations and discovering what they truly care about...
You can find the blog …Continue
Added by Dee Brooks on October 7, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments
My name's Dee! I have recently connected with Rituu and she has asked me to share some of my stories - I really don't know where to start, there's so many!
So, I'll start by sharing an article that was written when I was working with the Family Action Centre at the University of Newcastle, Australia. I was hired as a community worker, to work with a team of people…Continue