Keith Bergthold of Fresno Metro Ministry, Randy White of the FPU Center for Community Transformation, and Artie Padilla of Every Neighborhood Partnership collaborated on the creation of organizing filters to separate the substantive from the superficial in the approaches to true revitalization. What elements are absolutely necessary to be present in order to hit the target of authentic community building? This is a useful tool for every community based organization to take stock of its approaches. Do we recognize the true presence of these elements in our approaches. Are they supported by our methodologies and the allocation of our resources? ARCHER is an acronym for Assets, Responsibility, Competence, Harmony, Empowerment and Results.
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