ABCD Asia Pacific

Supporting others and ourselves to discover and mobilise community strengths.

The ABCD Asia Pacific Network is a group well versed in ABCD. We offer support, share successes and help with challenges and evaluation.

Welcome to ABCD Asia Pacific! Please help by sharing news and updates.

 

Welcome! This website is to encourage discussion, share information and to support communities and ABCD practitioners throughout the Asia Pacific Region!

 

There are also other ways you can connect with us:

 

For a global perspective, join the ABCD In Action & ABCD Europe Ning groups

 

You can also check out the Useful Links section! Ask questions! Find answers! Find Events to attend! Participate! Enjoy!

 

To request or discuss the possibilities for special features or events on the site please contact Janice Jones (Site Administrator)  jonesja@usq.edu.au

Warm good wishes to all ABCD' ers!

Janice

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The Participants are Revolting! Hosting Space in Community Building

It has been said that facilitation is an art. There’s a poignant quote, which states; if you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur!

Hosting conversations that matter and creating intentional, purposeful dialogue can be daunting! As community facilitators, we are embarking on a journey of multiple ideas, opinions and attitudes that can potentially swing from interactive, participant-led beauty to frustrated, daunting chaos!

And, I like…

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Posted by Dee Brooks on May 20, 2016 at 3:48pm

Connect! Don’t Collect! : The Art of Community Mapping

The following is an actual conversation I had with the Manager of a medium sized organisation in 2008 after I had delivered an Asset-based Community-driven (ABCD) keynote presentation at a national conference in Brisbane:

Manager, “We tried that asset mapping thing! It didn’t work!”

I asked, “Could I ask what you did and with who?”

Manager, “It was a staff meeting, I drew up 6 columns (one for each asset) and asked all my staff…

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Posted by Dee Brooks on May 5, 2016 at 12:51pm

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Dee Brooks posted a blog post

The Participants are Revolting! Hosting Space in Community Building

It has been said that facilitation is an art. There’s a poignant quote, which states; if you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur!Hosting conversations that matter and creating intentional, purposeful dialogue can be daunting! As community facilitators, we are embarking on a journey of multiple ideas, opinions and attitudes that can potentially swing from interactive, participant-led beauty to frustrated, daunting chaos!And, I like that!Many years ago,…See More
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Dee Brooks updated an event

Art of Participatory Leadership Australia 2016 - Sydney & Brisbane at Sydney & Brisbane

September 19, 2016 to October 28, 2016
The Art of Participatory Leadership training offers simple and powerful participatory models, processes and practices to work with complexity, uncertainty and change.Sydney | 19 - 21 September:    Brisbane | 26 – 28 OctoberThe Art of Participatory Leadership training offers simple and powerful participatory models, processes and practices to work with complexity, uncertainty and change.What will we explore, learn & practice?The Art of Hosting Conversations That Matter as a core leadership…See More
May 13
Dee Brooks left a comment for Liz Storr
"Hi Liz, Great to have you join us here! Storybox looks amazing and I look forward to hearing more about your work! I'm actually heading to a Kinship night in Melbourne tomorrow night with GetStoried - do you know Michael? It would be great…"
May 9
Liz Storr is now a member of ABCD Asia Pacific
May 9

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