Philip Booth is a You’re Welcome Guide with the Barnwood Trust in Gloucestershire, England, where he helps people to imagine and build more welcoming and inclusive communities. He has a wide variety of experience of working with people, including as a district councillor, social worker, trainer, service manager, lead on inclusion for the Learning Disability Partnership Board and a volunteer Director helping establish an organization run by adults with a learning disability, plus many years of fun initiating and supporting many community projects such as Stroud Community TV, video-making, allotments and Transition Stro
div style="padding:10px 0 10px 0;">Joining a new group or attending an event can sometimes feel a little unnerving. We may not know the rules, the other people attending seem to already know each other and we might be anxious...
John reflects on ABCD's history, practice and future in his keynote address at the 2015 ABCD Festival held in Blackpool, England, to mark the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Asset Based Community Development Institute.
Video by Philip Booth.