One Day Workshops


Deepening Community for Collective Impact

Red Deer, AB | November 14, 2016.
Waterloo, ON | November 30, 2016.

In this one day workshop learn how to engage and deepen your community in order to build a common agenda for large scale change. Paul Born will share not only the fundamental principles of Collective Impact, he will provide key insights as one of North America’s top Community Engagement leaders on how Deepening Community can sustain us as leaders and produce the outcomes we so desire.

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Red Deer Workshop

Waterloo Workshop


Upcoming Events

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Community Engagement: The Next Generation | Vancouver, BC | March 7-9, 2016.
In this three day workshop you will learn the latest engagement techniques and interact with the technology that will transform how you engage your clients, customers, funders and partners. Through dialogue with leaders in the field of engagement and social change, you will enhance your capacity to effectively hear the voices of those you serve and learn key strategies to mobilize them toward a collective impact.

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A Game Changer Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategy and Evaluation

Date: October 14, 2016 | 12:00 - 1:00 EST

Join Mark Holmgren and Mark Cabaj as they discuss this emerging innovation about a Game-Changer approach to poverty reduction strategy and evaluation and share your thoughts as well.

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Change for the Audacious: In Conversation with Steve Waddell

Date: October 26, 2016 | 1:00 - 2:00 EST

A conversation with Steve Waddell about his newly released book, Change for the Audacious: A Doer’s Guide. If you are curious about the strategies needed for large systems change and are eager to discover the best organizing structures, tools and leadership needed, join us.

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IMPACT-Ability: The Ingenuity and Creativity of People with Disabilities and Their Families is a Force that Continues to Change the World

A 7-Part Webinar Series: October 24, 2016 - February 27, 2017

Vickie Cammack and Al Etmanski have spent the last dozen years studying the field of social innovation to learn more about impact. They have discovered that people with disabilities and their families have a distinct talent for achieving impact. They have “impact-ability” because they are continuously inventing and creating their way out of adversity. Join them for a webinar series where they will discuss impact-ability with seven experienced and inspirational change-makers.

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Neighbourhood-Based Strategies that Reduce Poverty : The Parkdale People's Economy Project

October 27, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST

How do we bring together numerous diverse non-profits, to review and focus on aligning our organizational mandates with community-wide priorities, that aim to build a healthy, equitable neighbourhood? Join this webinar with Victor Willis, Executive Director of PARC, to take-in lessons and challenges about how diverse organizations have worked collectively to move beyond organizational boundaries and build more equitable local economies.

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“I believe that Tamarack is the authority on community engagement and development. The information presented points the way but is not prescriptive, which gives us the power to figure it out ourselves.”

-2016 Community Engagement participant


"Loved being able to work with people from a very different sectors it made it less intense to share my own evaluation questions/challenges- thanks so much for a great workshop

- 2016 Evaluating Community Impact participant


"This conference has been an amazing experience! It was interactive and accessible with top notch speakers and presenters and a presence of at least 2 levels of government."

-2016 Mayors Summit participant


“Thank you for a fabulous experience! This is truly changing the direction and development of my personal objectives towards community change!”

- 2015 Collective Impact Summit participant


“This was eye opening, inspiring, and overwhelming all at the same time. So much is possible- we just need to start somewhere.  Thank you for being such wonderful hosts!”

- 2015 Neighbours: Policies & Programs participant


"This was the BEST gathering of thinkers and doers that I have been part of in 20 yrs."

- 2014 Collective Impact Summit participant


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