Dignity gap
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

A “Dignity Gap”

Since I made such a big thing about dignity in my last post, can we acknowledge something like a “dignity gap?” Not trying to introduce new jargon, but the notion is this: We’re familiar with […]

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Community Development

Support communities and their people to develop their potential, overcome barriers, leverage their assets, and create a more just and equitable world.   Some useful titles: The Assets Model of Community Development Neighborhood Self-Help: Some Lessons […]

Philanthropy, Justice, and Evaluation
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Tools For Moving Philanthropy

Philanthropy has much to offer in contributing to progress in areas where it’s committed.  Making progress in “racial equity” or “social justice” is possible, but difficult.  An Effective Communities Project team visited 71 foundations and […]