Chapter: Writing a Community Profile

A useful tool in creating a community profile including direction on the gathering of information such as: talking to key stakeholders, door-knocking, surveys, and  focus groups. Reference: Twelvetrees (2006) Writing a Community Profile. pp 27-35. planning for effective community work. Read Article here: Writing a Community Profile  

Chapter: The Nature of Community Development – S. Kenney

"This chapter introduces the ways in which community development can be understood as a method for social and political change, an approach or philosophy, and a job or profession." Using case studies the chapter emphasizes the need for collective contribution through participation in decision making, a sense of belonging, and respect for others. It introduces … Continue reading Chapter: The Nature of Community Development – S. Kenney