What is community development or Local economic development (Led).

This video explains what work the economic commission does. The area it focuses on is economic development, the economic capacity and quality of life in their community that challenges the barriers of unemployment, poverty, job loss, and community control. It emphasizes the use of a holistic and participatory approach to solve problems of this nature … Continue reading What is community development or Local economic development (Led).

Community development and its Values and principles.

Community development is a process where community members come together to take action and generate solutions to common problems. It is a broad term given to the practices of civic leaders, activist, involved citizens, and professionals to improve various aspects of community, typically aiming to build stronger more resilient local communities. Principles and values of … Continue reading Community development and its Values and principles.

Calgary community development conference promotion video.

Community development is working with individuals, communities and systems. It means reaching out and supporting people to reach their goals, building relationships and advocacy. Basically developing and redeveloping communities that have been disenfranchised. We help people realise their potential and capacity. Community development can be messy sometimes but it’s worth the work you put in. … Continue reading Calgary community development conference promotion video.

The contribution of research to community development

In this article I consider the relationship between different types and methods of conducting research in the context of community development. In particular I will consider the degree to which different approaches contribute to core objectives of community development to empower communities and promote social justice by engaging the most excluded. The contents will draw … Continue reading The contribution of research to community development