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Creating Abundant Communities

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In this podcast, two compelling thinkers – John McKnight and Peter Block – share some of their ideas for awakening the power of neighbourhoods and families, and illustrate the value of an abundant community.

John McKnight & Peter Block

By John McKnight & Peter Block

John McKnight is Co-Director of the Asset-Based Development Community Development Institute and Professor Emeritus of Communications Studies and Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. For more than four decades at the University his research focused on social service delivery systems, health policy, community organization, neighborhood policy and the incorporation of labeled people into community life.

Peter Block is an internationally renowned business leader, best-selling author and community enthusiast. His books are about ways to create communities and workplaces that work for all. His work is to bring change into the world through consent and connectedness rather than by mandate and force. Peter is dynamic with a highly tuned ear for the transformational.

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