October 22, 2018 Kim Hopes

The Four Essential Elements of an Asset-Based Community Development Process

What is Distinctive about an ABCD Process?

The primary goal of an Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) process is to enhance collective citizen visioning and production. This paper discusses each of four essential elements in detail in an effort to answer the following question: “what is distinctive about an Asset-Based Community Development process?”

View a transcription of this discussion on Abundant Community

Read the full paper here.

Re-posted by permission of the authors.

About every six weeks for the last five years, John and Peter have hosted online / dial-up conversations with community-building pioneers as their guests. These conversations originally appeared on John and Peter’s Abundant Community site.

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