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Insights from An Other Kingdom

I am so thankful that John McKnight and Peter Block teamed up with Walter Brueggemann to write An Other Kingdom: Departing the Consumer Culture.   If you appreciated Block and McKnight’s book  The Abundant Community, with its thorough assessment of what makes communities work, or Brueggemann’s…

Learning Cohorts: The Power of Peer to Peer Groups

For years, I was the only asset-based community development practitioner in my region. It was a lonely experience. In 2016, I launched Embrace's first Regional Learning Cohort. This grew out of a desire to support leaders who were applying ABCD in their own neighborhoods across the region. Every…