2016

Length: (18 mins.) ... Date: (May 2016) ... Source: https://youtu.be/a5xR4QB1ADw


Grappling with humanity’s toughest questions requires first a vision, a dream, and then action.

Building Sustainable Communities

We need to start with what's strong

Cormac Russell: works with local communities, NGOs and governments on asset-based community development and other strengths-based approaches, in four continents.

How can we help people to live a good life?
Instead of trying to right what's wrong within a community Cormac argues we need to start with what's strong. We need to help people discover what gifts they have and to use those gifts to enrich those around them.

WISH LIST - Location: Paeroa, NZ. The requirements below are located within 4-12 kilometres of Paeroa town centre. Our housing: 4-bedroom house with attached cottage; warm, quiet, private, with sunny garden area and 4-24 healthy fruit trees; Our covered areas: 1 double garage; 1 drive-in workshop (84-124 square metres); 2 storage sheds (each 48-96 square metres); 1 green house (48-124 square metres, working); Our land: 4-12 hectares of fertile, sheltered, well-drained, well-fenced, gently sloping farmland.

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