What is ACE?
Abundant Community Edmonton (ACE) is a program designed to connect neighbours and to make communities safer and more vibrant places to live. People are at the heart of ACE and so is the idea that when neighbours come together, the community flourishes.
How does ACE work?
Each neighbourhood block is assigned a Block Connector, a community volunteer who acts as the point person for the families living on the block. They begin by introducing their neighbours at an informal gathering, such as a barbecue, open house, or wine and cheese. The Block Connector then interviews each household on their block to find out what activities they would like to participate in with neighbours, what skills they might use for the benefit of the community and to discover their vision for the neighbourhood. Interview responses are then cataloged and used to create community groups and activities, to help neighbours in need, and to shape the neighbourhood according to the ideals of its residents.
What are the benefits?
How can I become a part of ACE in Bonnie Doon?
If you would like to know more or are interested in becoming a Block Connector, please contact Marie-Danielle Lemm at firstname.lastname@example.org.