Newsletter c/o Vanguard Definitions and exploration of Community Development This past year the Community Development Society members engaged in several deep and thoughtful conversations. A primary theme for discussion was that of the society adopting a working definition of community development. This conversation was prompted during the 2016 joint Community Development Society/International Association for Community Development … Continue reading Definition and exploration
Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Gender equality is an enabler and accelerator for all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an opportunity to achieve not only SDG 5 (gender equality), … Continue reading Achieve Gender Equality to Deliver the SDGs
This video is on an oraginsation called Sala Darrienga Concho and The United States Agency For International Development work with an unde developoed community via a development program. Its goal is to improve the quality of in the population who have disabilities and the families who have also been victim to conflict. Click here for video
This video was made by the Australian Institute of Social Relations and features aspects explained by community development professionals. It gives an in depth insight of community, community development, how to engage a community with difficult topics and also mentions what advice they received when they started and what advice they would give to new … Continue reading What is community development?
This site has activites to complete as well as modules to finish before completing the learning journal activites. It is based on community development and explores the different aspects of the concept. Click here for access
This is a "cafeteria-style" collection of training material for community workers who are engaged in helping low-income communities and their people to overcome poverty. The strategies and methods described here apply equally to rural and urban contexts. It can also be useful to educators and teams initiating or upgrading community empowerment or development programs. If … Continue reading Community empowerment collective