- From Shared Space - Chapter 4 - Supporting Sustenance: Between clusters, adaptation, engagement and opportunity can be combined with sustenance to provide access to healthy resources such as cooking classes, engage with helpful groups such as artists, and opportunities in training and community run businesses.
- From Shared Space Chapter 1 - Reaching for Resilience: The opportunity cluster provides an investment in employment related skills. Activities and organizations stem from collective entrepreneurship, creation of development accounts, learning bonds, home ownership, and financial assets, and are guided by principals of democratic engagement and shared profit.
- From Transforming or Reforming Capitalism - Chapter 2 - Ghorayshi, Gradon, Kliewer "Towards a Social Theory in Community Economic Development: Idealizing Community in the Era of Globalization": Technology can be used in transformative strategies. CED may also link economic, social, environmental, political and cultural considerations, departing from the current economic system, and as a way to engage with government.
- From Shared Space Chapter 2 - Organizing for complexity: A statement of objectives is required. In support of this, the OECD's publication Society at a Glance: OECD Social Indicators organizes trends such as asylum seekers, suicides, divorce, employment, incarceration, gender wage gaps in four categories: human health, enhanced self-sufficiency, greater social inclusion, and greater equity of outcome - which correspond to the clusters of sustenance, adaptation, engagement and opportunity.
- From Shared Space Chapter 2 - Organizing for complexity: The resilience clusters sustenance, adaptability, engagement and opportunity are the substance of the communities agenda. To support them, strategic tasks and processes, and "leading between" are required - convenor the collaborative process, and harnessing assets.
- From Shared Space Chapter 1 - Reaching for Resilience: The engagement cluster addresses active participation, a sense of agency, the removal of barriers and provision of public space.
- From Shared Space - Chapter 4 - Supporting Sustenance: Service coordination is can be used to coordinate supports and services, especially for seniors and persons with disabilities. Communities can ease and coordinate assistance. Efforts to reduce costs can result in more realistic billing structures, as well as increased engagement.
- From Shared Space Chapter 1 - Reaching for Resilience: In the mental health field, the challenge model considers resilience the "ability to cope with stressful change, and perceived or actual threat by survivors. It identifies the internal traits - such as internal strengths, behaviours, and competencies - and interventions, through partnerships with caring individuals and professionals, who provide high expectations and opportunities, as well as childhood development. Individuals are made stronger by handling difficult circumstances well. Resilient individuals engage actively, seek opportunities, and thrive in changing environments. Adaptation, sustenance, opportunity and engagement must be used at different times, individually and in combination.
- From Shared Space - Chapter 3 - Working in the Shared Space: Building knowledge for different interventions requires a focus on different clusters; affordable housing, homeless and income security conforms to sustenance; child care, social networks and literacy to adaptation; recreation, cultural expression or local decision-making to engagement; skills training, employment and asset creation to the opportunities cluster.
- From MW150107 - Common Ground.pdf - Social Economy & CED: Social tasks - learning | school | training | train, housing, health and security, active culture & recreation, engage
- From Shared Space Chapter 2 - Organizing for complexity: Community initiatives must engage diverse citizens and stakeholders (including outside the community) in developing policy and actions, building on the diversity theme of resilience and ecological systems.