My Creative Community
My Creative Community

Elements Card Deck


Unpack the potential of your community project with the Elements Deck. Comprised of 72 thoughtfully curated cards, this deck serves as a comprehensive guide to the fundamental elements crucial for successful community building endeavors.

Each card highlights a specific element to consider when embarking on a project – specifically those that are designed to cultivate community and belonging – along with a short description of that element. From communication strategies to resource allocation, these cards help you navigate the complexities of implementing a project and cultivating a community.

Designed at a compact size of 2.5″ x 3.5″, the Elements Deck is conveniently portable and can be used wherever your project takes you. Whether you’re a seasoned community organizer or just starting out with a project idea, these cards can provide a roadmap for your success.

You can utilize the Elements Deck to:

  • Gain clarity on the essential components of your community project.
  • Identify potential areas of improvement or innovation.
  • Facilitate discussions and decision-making processes within your team or community group.
  • Enhance your understanding of community dynamics and challenges.

The deck is organized into 6 different categories:

  • 12 cards related to Chart Your Path
  • 12 cards related to Ask Probing Questions
  • 12 cards related to Name Early Adopters
  • 12 cards related to Visualize a Prototype
  • 12 cards related to Articulate Your Message
  • 12 cards related to Sustain Efforts with Partners

The cards are ideal for facilitators, educators, team leaders, managers, community builders, city planners, and entrepreneurs.

If you are looking for creative ideas for how to use the cards when facilitating, check out our blog post: 4 Ways to Map Your Next Step with the Elements Card Deck