Speaker Details: Peter Block

Peter Block


Peter Block is an international consultant and best selling author of Stewardship: Choosing Service over Self-Interest; Community: The Structure of Belonging; Abundant Community: Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods. His current project is “The Neighborhood Economic Vitality Index.” He is part of the Economics of Compassion Initiative and a member of his local neighborhood council. He is also co-creator of a new measurement tool for marginalized neighborhoods that brings to light the productive capacity and social capital of their residents. Peter is the author of nine books, including Community: The Structure of Belonging, The Abundant Community, with John McKnight and most recently co-author of An Other Kingdom. Peter serves on the boards of Elementz, an urban arts center, and LivePerson, a provider of online engagement solutions. His work is in the restoration of common good and creating a world that reclaims our humanity from the onslaught of modernism.