Joel Treisman, Anna Lucas, Owen Harrison, Sydney Kastner
Community, Education, Faith-Based, Government, Psychology/Therapy, Small companies
Article, journal article
In this article, the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) approach to organizational development is applied to Inclusive communities on the premise that the art of positive inquiry evokes positive images, which leads to positive actions. Inclusive communities are examined as places where all citizens feel a sense of acceptance and belonging. In Midland, MI, a dedicated group of citizens has made a community-wide culture of inclusion their priority.