The Ottawa Social Planning Council’s The Ottawa Neighbourhoods Social Capital Forum (ONSCF) http://www.spcottawa.on.ca/research-voluntary-sector/building-vibrant-communities demonstrates various examples of their efforts. It would be useful in talking about community development for social workers to hear more directly how we work to link our individual practice to community action and “advocacy,” policy and dare I say Macro approaches to practice with the people we serve.
In the videos found on the site, you can hear participants/clients link their own individual challenges to social action.
This post helps to describe some of the process’ involved bridging individual support to “macro” actions. https://socialhealthpracticeottawa.wordpress.com/2014/11/26/exploring-empowerment-in-our-daily-practice/