Joe provides training and support for Asset Based Community Development. He has presented at conferences, retreats, AGMs and Community Conversations.
Staying Connected During Global Pandemic: This is a series of conversations to build connections and knowledge of community development during a pandemic.
ABCD: An Overview: This session provides an in depth look at Asset Based principles and how they have been utilized by diverse groups.
From Assets to Action: This interactive session will explore how to take action with the principles of ABCD as foundation to build relationships, belonging and a more connected community. Participants will be able to identify assets in their communities and first steps they can take in their work.
Near and Dear: Near and Dear is a fun community conversation and mapping experience exploring the people, places, businesses and groups that make up a neighborhood. This is a chance to connect with others and discover what is present in the community. This is an experience for kids, adults, community leaders and anyone who cares about their community.
A Powerful Why: This session gets to the heart of the matter, the why. Conversations will explore the driving force in our work and implications for what we do
In Search of Hospitality: This session includes community experience and exploration and in-depth discussion of identifying approaches that work to discover the assets
Our Abundant Community: This is a storytelling session looking at the impact of community building / connecting work. Participants will explore quantitative measurements that matter and qualitative measures and basic story telling techniques.
A Blueprint For Community Building: This is a 4 part series introducing ABCD principles and then examining potential in our lives and work and developing an implementation plan.