The ABCD Institute, Coady International Institute, ABCD in
Action, ABCD Asia Pacific and Bank of I.D.E.A.S have come together
to host the 'ABCD Festival'.
The festival, from the 15th-19th June 2015 will be an
opporutunity to reflect on what's been learned over the past four
years about asset-based community development (ABCD). Participants
will hear from practitioners, local residents, and fellow ABCD
enthusiasts from around the world about their community building
Commenting on the festival, Cormac Russell, Co-director of ABCD
Europe, said: "This is an opportunity to celebrate our efforts to
ensure local action continues to proliferate and flourish. We are
proud to host this conference alongside our friends and colleagues
from around the world."
The organisers are expecting the founders of the ABCD Institute
John McKnight and Jody Kretzmann, the leaders at the Coady
International Instutite, and many of the ABCD Institute Faculty.
They will also be joined by fellow ABCDers from ABCD Asia Pacific
and ABCD Europe. And they are inviting people fromother citizen-led
movements to share their learnings.
It will be held at Ribby Hall Village, Wrea Green, Blackpool and
it will be £480 per person inclusive of accommodation for four
evenings, food, entertainment and festival fee.
To find out more, or to register an interest, please see www.my-life.org.uk/ABCDfestival