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Disruptive Times Require Skilled Changemakers

Posted by Liz Weaver in February 2019

In this paper, Liz Weaver describes three elements that every changemaker needs when approaching complex challenges - a mindset shift, an agile and adaptable approach, and knowledge and skills in each of the five interconnected practice areas.

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Beyond the Olympics/Paralympics: 5 World Class Brazilian Social Movements

Posted by Al Etmanski on September 13, 2016

Photo originally published from Telesurv about the Brazilian Social Movement to protest against acting President: "Women protest against the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff at Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil," May 11, 2016. | Photo: Reuters


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ABCD in Canada

Posted by Al Etmanski on July 8, 2016

“Ain’t it how it seems to go.  You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone” - Joni Mitchell


There is nothing extraordinary about Asset Based Community Development (ABCD). It’s as ordinary as looking out for your family, your neighbours, your environment. Or extending a hand to people who are down on their luck, struggling or vulnerable. Or banding together with others to fix a common challenge.

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