Mark & Stu: A BUDding Friendship

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By Katherine Allen & Laura Kosciecha Even though research suggests that people who have similar personalities have an increased likelihood of connecting and developing friendships, it has also been said that ‘opposites attract’. Well, in this short story of a …


Community Asset Mapping

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Community: central to the work that we do at Building Caring Communities (BCC)!  We whole-heartedly believe that as communities realize and celebrate their strengths and resources, they become more welcoming, self-sufficient and empowered to address issues that lead to an …


The Importance of Community

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Originally published on the Greater Vancouver Food Bank website: https://www.foodbank.bc.ca/news/the-importance-of-community/ What is Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)? This was a question that we first came across in March 2014 on meeting the team at Building Caring Communities.  It sparked the beginning of a new …