ABCD Talking Point Tools

These are helpful tools when presenting the ABCD principles, understanding what they can do and comparing organizing practices.

ABCD Basic Slide Presentation

ABCD Basic Slide Presentation (PowerPoint)

ABCD Basic Slide Presentation Notes and Descriptions

Video: “Richland Together Let’s Connect”

Video about aging in place created through a partnership with the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Southwest Wisconsin and the Active Aging Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Contributed by ABCD faculty member Tom Mosgaller, University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Richland County Aging and Disability Resource Center, Richland, Wisconsin

“This wonderful video is a very useful description of the variety of activities that ABCD can stimulate.” –John McKnight

Instructional: What is Asset Based Community Development (ABCD), Collaborative for Community Transformation

Charts: “Community Building Principles and Action Steps”

Contributed by ABCD faculty member Dan Duncan

Chart: Needs-Based vs. Asset-Based “The New Paradigm for Effective Community Impact-Asset Based”

This chart compares needs-based strategies with asset–based strategies. Contributed by ABCD faculty member Dan Duncan