Participants begin a dialogue about finding abundance to address the overwhelming sense of need and the many steps that are required in order to realize goals. When it is hard to know where to start, this will help (Leinbach, Urban Ecology, Chapter 5).
-- “Abundance,” according to John McKnight, the author of The Abundant Community, means having enough. In the UEC model, having a sense of abundance as part of the fabric of your work builds community through the power of asking for help, the joy in finding people's passion, and the value of a shared vision.
-- Learn the Urban Ecology Center’s four steps to finding abundance.
Executive Director, Urban Ecology Center
Ken Leinbach is a nationally recognized science educator and leader in community-based environmental education. He has had fun facilitating the grassroots effort to create and grow the Urban Ecology Center. Ken is a certified high school teacher and has over 30 years of experience teaching ... Read More
Historian of biology and Professor, Alverno College, Urban Ecology Center Committee Member & Volunteer
Chris Young is a professor of Biology at Alverno College, where he has taught since 2002. He teaches courses on global warming, evolution, natural history, and science education, in addition to introductory biology. Prior to coming to ... Read More