Howard Lawrence

Howard Lawrence is an ordained minister, neighborhood consultant, active volunteer with Edmonton’s Highlands Community leadership and is currrently spearheading Edmonton, Alberta’s Abundant Communities Initiative.
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Abundant Community Edmonton

  Tamarack's March 23, 2016 webinar on the Abundant Community Edmonton initiative featured Howard Lawrence and Anne Harvey from the City of Edmonton, the innovators and activators of this unique neighbourhood-building framework. They were joined by John and Peter, who...

The Abundant Communities Initiative

Conversation with John, Peter and Howard Lawrence: The Abundant Communities Initiative Download or listen to John and Peter's conversation with Howard Lawrence of Edmonton, Alberta’s Abundant Communities Initiative. An ordained minister, neighborhood consultant and active volunteer with Edmonton’s Highlands Community leadership, Howard...

Gluing a Place Together, One Neighbour at a Time

The Highlands neighbourhood lies in northeast Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, overlooking the North Saskatchewan River valley. It’s a mature neighbourhood of Foursquare and various Arts and Crafts style homes, large lots, big trees and beautiful river views, all close by central Edmonton. Annexed by Edmonton in 1912,...

Update on the Abundant Community Initiative in Edmonton

Listen to Edmonton’s ACI co-founder Howard Lawrence, along with Laurier Heights Neighborhood Connector Karen Wilk and ACI Coordinator for City of Edmonton Anne Harvey, describe the thinking behind the Initiative and some of the surprising, and not-so-surprising, results from...