Resource Type: Tool | Author: Knight Foundation
What can a community do to measure the quality of its information environment, identify its information needs and take steps to build a more robust news and information ecosystem?
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Jim Cavaye
Rural community development is a process conducted by community members. It is a process where local people can not only create more jobs, income and infrastructure,but also help their community become fundamentally better able to manage change.
Resource Type: Tool | Author : Falls Brook Center
This manual developed by the Falls Brook Centre helps communities start a process of renewal and resilience.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Peter Block and John McKnight
In this seminar, 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.
Resource Type: Tool | Author: Toby Goldberg Leong and Catherine Lang
A helpful tool for examining the differences in roles, power, needs and opportunities between men and women
Resource Type: Tool | Author: John McKnight
Asset Mapping, using a capacity inventory tool, is an important activity in asset-based community development which identifies and emphasizes community strengths rather than needs.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Brenda Zimmerman
This summary, adapted from Brenda Zimmerman's work with leaders in the complex world of health care, provides nine principles that can be generalized for leading and managing in complex, adaptive environments.
Resource Type: Tool | Author: Paul Born
An easy exercise to help you and your group determine your top 100 partners for community change.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Paul Born
This review of community leadership resources, conducted by Tamarack president and co-founder Paul Born, delves into questions of learning, leadership, the power of community and the literature that both supports and explores these themes.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Caledon Institute
This Caledon Institute document considers the impact of community collaboration on government policies and uses the example of the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction.