Cormac Russell is a much sought-after international keynote speaker and Managing Director of Nurture Development, the leading Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) organization in Europe. He is faculty member of the ABCD Institute at DePaul University, Chicago. He works with communities, NGOs, and governments on four continents. Russell served on the UK Government's Expert Reference Group on Community Organising and Communities First. He is the author of Asset Based Community Development: Looking Back to Look Forward (2015).
"In this book, we have the privilege to walk alongside Cormac whose phenomenal experience leads us to a pathway where every neighbor can become a Fire Soul. What good fortune that you have found this book for it will light and lighten your life."--John L. McKnight, Co-Founder, Asset-Based Community Development Institute "Cormac Russell is a legend in the community building field. This book is long overdue, and anyone interested in living in a better community should read it. Imagine, as Cormac challenges us to do, 'the possibilities of increasing interdependence in community life.'"--Paul Born, author of Deepening Community and Community Conversations