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A Reflection on The Abundant Community

It fascinates me how the concept of community can be so different between people. I thought I had an accurate depiction of what a community is, but after reading The Abundant Community by John McKnight and Peter Block, I now...

How A Belonging Lens Can Transform Our Strategies And Impact

What if, we used a “belonging lens” to look at our world and began to see our social problems as a compass leading us directly to the values and relationships that need strengthening? When you really think about it, at the...

Community Wisdom and Social Labs lead to Change in Winnipeg

How does a community lead change on its own terms? The Winnipeg Boldness Project, a research and development initiative in Winnipeg’s North End, is working to do just that. Guided by community wisdom and inspired by Social...

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WEBINAR | The Winnipeg Boldness Project: Community Wisdom & Systems Change

This webinar focused on the experience of The Winnipeg Boldness Project, a research and development project working alongside the North End community to create improved outcomes for children in the Point Douglas...

SUMMARY | Select Poverty Reduction Strategies

This collection of poverty reduction strategies provides a glimpse into the work of eight Cities Reducing Poverty (CRP) members. It shines a spotlight on some of the poverty reduction efforts across Canada in diverse...

PAPER | Reflections on Community Change: Two Countries, Two Perspectives, One Vision for Moving Forward

This year both the Tamarack Institute (Canada) and Inspiring Communities (Aotearoa New Zealand) achieve significant milestones. They are celebrating 15 and 10 years respectively in their efforts to empower, grow, support,...

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Cities Reducing Poverty

Cities Reducing Poverty is a network of more than 175 cities represented by 61 regional partners who are working collaboratively to end poverty in their communities.  

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Cities Deepening Community

Cities Deepening Community is a network of 67 cities seeking to strengthen neighbourhoods and 25 cities developing community plans to grow citizen engagement, civic leadership and a sense of belonging. 

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