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This library of helpful tools and resources was curated from thought leaders and change-makers around the world. We are working continuously to add helpful information.

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This resource provides an overview of the Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) process.

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1. Readiness Runway

This resource defines principles and standards that underpin effective engagement and participation to earn trust and overcome complexity. The framework divides ‘Ways of Engaging’ into four categories: Share, Consult, Deliberate, and Collaborate.    

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1. Readiness Runway

Quiz This resource contains a series of tools for planning community engagement to be more purposeful, equitable, transparent, and…

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1. Readiness Runway

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1. Readiness Runway

This resource is a video of Rich Harwood describing the Harwood Institute’s concept of Turning Outward, or making the community the reference point for everything you do.

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1. Readiness Runway

This tool will help you to map and interpret stakeholder dynamics in your initiative. This tool can be useful at the start of an initiative when you are working out the ‘lay of the land’, if things go wrong, if there is conflict, or if you are not making progress.

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1. Readiness Runway

2. Building the Foundations

3. Creating a Shared Vision

This resource situates collective impact in relation to similar approaches, notes similarities and differences, and makes recommendations for enhancing collaborative community practice.

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1. Readiness Runway

This resource describes the ABLe Change Framework for systems change, and provides a package of simple rules, processed and tools for applying the approach. 

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4. Scaling Up

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