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Body and Soul

We care about practitioners’ health and we want you to leave the conference refreshed in mind, body and soul. Take time to pray, exercise and let us watch your children for a session or two. Childcare “Falling for Jesus” is the theme of this year’s childcare at the conference. With games, educational activities, swimming (for […]

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CCDA 2010 Workshop Audio

Yvonne Sawyer, Linda Freeman-Modern Day Orphans 77:32 minutes (70.99 MB) Wayne Gordon-Loving Your Neighborhood 58:53 minutes (53.92 MB) Wayne Gordon,John Perkins-The 8 Components of Christian Community Development 6:18 minutes (5.78 MB) Vince Campbell-Building Effective Multicultural Churches 79:58 minutes (73.22 MB) Veronica Ponce, Noah Toly- Bridges To College 70:43 minutes (64.74 MB) Tommy Carrington-Whatever It Takes […]

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Schedule & Program

To learn more about specific elements of the conference schedule, view the Program (below).  Tuesday, November 10   9:00am – 5:00pm Market Solutions for Community Transformation Pre-Conference Wednesday, November 11 10:45am – 6:30pm Stage II performances 11:00am – 10:00pm Registration Open 11:00am – 10:00pm Exhibits Open 11:00am – 10:00pm Networking   1:00pm – 5:00pm Pre-Conference Institute […]

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CCDA Justice Film Festival: Education

Real People. Real Stories. Through film and discussion, CCDA invites you to explore the world of those affected by injustice and re-examine the issues. This year’s festival highlights Education through six great films. Using older classics and recent documentaries, CCDA’s Education Advocacy Team will guide an exploration of educational injustice and possible solutions. An engaging […]

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2011 Workshops

Workshops are critical to exposing new ideas and methods of Christian Community Development. CCDA provides workshop titles and descriptions for attendees to get ahead in planning. View 2011 National Conference workshops in one of two ways: Workshop Schedule by Track (.pdf) Workshops by Date & Time  (.pdf) Registration for workshops is not necessary. They are […]

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Present a Workshop The deadline to propose a workshop has passed. Workshop Tracks This year’s workshops will be organized primarily by track. The tracks below have been selected based on a variety of factors, namely suggestions from the 2010 Post-Conference Survey and recommendations from the Indianapolis Host Team, along with input from the National Office […]

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***2011 National Conference plenary sessions and workshops are available for purchase through our production partners, Dove Conference Services. All sessions can be ordered now on the Dove website and all MP3s are available for immediate download. All evening plenary sessions are free and open to the public. Due to the large number of expected attendees, […]

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2011 Special Workshops

On Location Workshops Thursday, October 13th Tear Down the Walls Ministries 1020 Roache St., Indianapolis, IN 46208 Over ten years ago, Tear Down the Walls Ministries (TDWM) started working with the homeless in Indianapolis. This lead to serving at-risk youth and then at-risk neighborhoods. Realizing the importance of Christian Community Development and the three R’s, […]

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2011 CCDA National Conference

October 12th-16th, 2011 | Indianapolis   Changing realities call for fresh approaches. That’s why the CCDA 2011 National Conference theme is INNOVATE. We’re bringing together cutting-edge thinkers and practitioners to reconsider the way we do Christian Community Development: how we engage society, develop our neighborhoods, and confront our latest advocacy challenge­—educational reform.   Recordings Is there […]

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