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The Abundant Community by John McKnight, Peter Block

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7The Power of Connectors

BUILDING COMMUNITY COMPETENCE depends on initiatives that result in more individual connections and more associational connections. The basic question is how to multiply the connections and associations in the modern world we live in. The answer begins with those who have the capacity to connect others in our current neighborhoods. We call these people community connectors. In answering the question of what action we can take to create more abundant communities, we want to elevate and make more visible people who have this connecting capacity. We also want to encourage each of us to discover the connecting possibility in our own selves.

We can’t hire a community connector. There is no degree in community connecting, and ...

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