Filled to Overflowing, Together

Filled to Overflowing, Together

On the last Tuesday evening before public school dismissed for summer, members of Chester United Methodist Church gathered with residents at the Broadwater public housing community for fun and fellowship and to launch the Library Box project. The church brought a...
A Wall of Gifts

A Wall of Gifts

By Essie Reinke On Monday, after a long afternoon of orientation and training, the Broadwater Community Dream Catchers Team of high school youth concluded our session by celebrating their gifts and talents. Part of their program this summer is to uncover the gifts and...
Feedback from Our Latest Cohort

Feedback from Our Latest Cohort

I was at breakfast with my mentor, explaining what asset-based community development is. I put it in the simplest terms I knew how: growing and nurturing assets within a community to help it become self-sufficient and self-reliant; focusing on systemic problems rather...