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Using Community Capitals to Develop Assets for Positive Community Change

Posted on Dec 31 at 4:44pm

This article presents “a dynamic approach to planning, strategizing, and monitoring change processes using approaches that are asset based, framed by the Appreciative Inquiry approach [which Animators will recognize as similar to the 5Ds] to work with people and change, and situated in the Community Capitals Framework.

The Community Capitals Framework is used in this issue to show the whole system and how the various capitals interact with one another. Appreciative Inquiry is used to shape the process in which we engage others in discussion, planning, implementation, and monitoring. Quite simply, the Community Capitals represent the things we have to work with; Appreciative Inquiry defines how we will work with them.”

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