Community and organizational development are facilitated by strong conceptual frameworks and proven participatory methods. The frameworks that Converge CRT has found most helpful when working with clients are:

Asset-Based Community Development

Technology of Participation

Appreciative Inquiry

Community Based Participatory Research

Collective Impact

Results Based Accountability

Youth Participatory Action Research

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically
Appropriate Services (CLAS)

Open Floor


Some of the participatory methods and adult learning techniques Converge CRT employs to inform the design of group process, assessments, research, and training curricula are:

Asset Mapping

Consensus Workshop

Focused Conversations


World Café

Open Space Technology


Logic Models

Community Assessment