In the company of others … community grows

So, last evening, there were nine of us at the weekly Pub ‘n Pint gathering, at a local watering hole. And, oh, what a lively gathering it was! Each week, unless there’s a holiday, or someone is sick, I plant myself in the pub with my pot of mint tea and wait to see who…

Asset-based perspective changes status quo

I just had a conversation with yet another person who is feeling sick about the lack of funding for their adult person who lives with multiple challenges. Their cry, “What are we going to do!!?” makes me heart-sick! And prompted a wee rant, I’m afraid. ūüôĄ   I belong to various disability-related Facebook groups, as…

Communicating positive assumptions often a challenge

Omgeezers! Even now as I’m into my seventh decade, I still have so¬†much to learn! Despite having a university diploma in both French and English literature … despite having studied languages … despite the study of English grammar being my absolute favourite suject in elementary school … despite having worked for a news company as…

John McKnight – Publications Listing

Please visit this document¬†for a complete listing (2011) of publications written by John McKnight and/or his colleagues, pertaining to¬†community capacity building. These documents certainly support the vision of “One Community!”¬† Click here!