Key Materials

Primary References

Block, P. (2008). Community: The structure of belonging. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Boggs, G.L. (2011). The next American revolution: Sustainable activism for the Twenty-First Century. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Jaworski, J. (2012). The inner path or knowledge creation. San Franscisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Kretzmann, J.P. and McKnight, J.L. (1993). Building communities from the inside    out: A path toward finding and mobilizing a community’s assets. Skokie, IL: ACTA Publications.

Lasley, M., Kellogg, V., Michaels, R., & Brown, S. (2011). Coaching for        transformation: Pathways to ignite personal & social change. Troy, PA:    Discover Press.

McKnight, J. and Block, P. (2012). The abundant community: Awakening the power of families & neighborhoods. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Palmer, P.J.  (2011). Healing the heart of democracy: The courage to create politics worthy of the human spirit. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Wheatley, M., & Frieze, D. (2011). Walk on, Walk out: A learning journey into communities daring to live the future now. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

For further information, contact Robert Pavlik, Focalizer, at or 414-288-3886.


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