Asset Mapping for communities What is it? To use the strengths To focus on community empowerment To focus on what we do well and how we can improve Advantages It involves people who know their community well Provides information that were not well known before Encourage to work together towards a common goal Advantages Encourage partnership and avoid double services Give a chance to take a leadership role Develop better and more responsive programs When can we use it? Planning Goal setting Community development Conditions of success Feedback Respect Long-term vision What is an asset? Anything that enhances well-being Anything that is working well Assets are… Buildings Services Places People Activities Équipment Possibilities Community Asset Wheel An Asset Wheel “maps” a number of different resources in a group, team or community. It can also “map” different dimensions or domains within various areas. . Why Asset Mapping? Makes use of the talents and skills Embraces a strenght based approach Focus on solutions Why Asset Mapping? Promotes partnership Migwetch! Tshinashkumitanau! Nia:wen! Jawenh! Welalin! Wli Wni Chiniskomiitin! Merci ! Thank you!