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Center for Collaborative Planning

Engaging communities for action since 1994

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Resource Library

ABCD - Asset-Based Community Development

Community Assets Map Sample. Sacramento, CA: Center for Collaborative Planning.


Dewar, Tom. "A Guide to Evaluating Asset-Based Community Development: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1997.


The Gifts We Bring. Sacramento, CA: Center for Collaborative Planning.


Hallett, Stanley. "On the Conduct of Forums." Evanston, IL: Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research, Northwestern University, 1992.


Kretzmann, John and Mike Green. "Building the Bridge from Client to Citizen: A Community Toolbox for Welfare Reform." Evanston, IL: Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University,1998.


Kretzmann, John and John McKnight. "Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community's Assets." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1993.


Kretzmann, John. "Community-Based Development and Local Schools: A Promising Partnership." Evanston, IL: Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research Working Paper, 1991.


Kretzmann, John, John McKnight with Sarah Dobrowolski and Deborah Puntenney. "Discovering Community Power: A Guide to Mobilizing Local Assets and Your Organization’s Capacity" Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 2005.

Kretzmann, John, John McKnight and Geralyn Sheehan. "A Guide to Capacity Inventories: Mobilizing the Community Skills of Local Residents" Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1997.

Kretzmann, John, John McKnight and Deborah Puntenney. "A Guide to Mapping Consumer Expenditures and Mobilizing Consumer Expenditure Capacities." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1996.


Kretzmann, John, John McKnight and Deborah Puntenney. "A Guide to Mapping Local Business Assets and Mobilizing Local Business Capacities." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1996.


Kretzmann, John, John McKnight and Deborah Puntenney. "A Guide to Mapping and Mobilizing the Economic Capacities of Local Residents." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1996.



Kretzmann, John, John McKnight and Deborah Puntenney. "Newspapers and Neighborhoods: Strategies for Achieving Responsible Coverage of Local Communities." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1999.


Kretzmann, John, John McKnight and Nicol Turner. "Voluntary Associations in Low-Income Neighborhoods: An Unexplored Community Resource." Evanston, IL: Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 1996.


Los Angeles Unified School District Nutrition Network Capacity Inventory. Sacramento, CA: Center for Collaborative Planning.


McKnight, John. "A Twenty-First Century Map for Healthy Communities and Families." Evanston, IL: Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 1997.


McKnight, John. "The Careless Society: Community and Its Counterfeits." New York: Harper Collins, 1995.


McKnight, John and John Kretzmann. "Mapping Community Capacity." Evanston, IL: Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research, Northwestern University, 1990.


McKnight, John. "A Primer for a School's Participation in the Development of Its Local Community." Evanston, IL: Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research, Northwestern University, 1988.


McKnight, John. "School Participation in Local Community Economic Development." Evanston, IL: Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research, 1993.


McKnight, John and Carol Pandak. "New Community Tools for Improving Child Health: A Pediatrician's Guide to Local Associations." Institute for Policy Research and Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) American Academy of Pediatrics, 1999.



Moore, Henry, and Deborah Puntenney. "Leading By Stepping Back: A Guide for City Officials on Building Neighborhood Capacity." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1999.



O'Connell, Mary. "Community Building in Logan Square." Evanston, IL: Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research, Northwestern University, 1990.



O'Connell, Mary. "The Gift of Hospitality." Evanston, IL: Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research, Northwestern University, 1988.



Puntenney, Deborah, and Henry Moore. "City Sponsored Community Building: Savannah's Grants for Blocks Story." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1998.



Puntenney, Deborah. "A Guide to Building Sustainable Organizations from the Inside Out: An Organizational Capacity Building Toolbox from the Chicago Foundation for Women." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 2000.


Snow, Luther with Uchenna Ukaegbu. "Community Transformation: Turning Threats into Opportunities." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 2001.


Snow, Luther. "The Organization of Hope: A Workbook for Rural Asset-Based Community Development." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 2001.


Turner, Nicol, John Kretzmann and John McKnight. "A Guide to Mapping and Mobilizing the Associations in Local Neighborhoods." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1999.


We Already Know - Building Our Communities From Our Strengths. Sacramento, CA: Center for Collaborative Planning.


Who's in the Neighborhood? Mapping Local Associations. Sacramento, CA: Center for Collaborative Planning.