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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Neighbourhood-Based Strategies that Reduce Poverty: The 1,000 Families Initiative

November 10 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST

Join Anne Smith and Anna Bubel of United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, to learn how they are devising a Community Development Corporation in Edmonton that will lift 1,000 families out of poverty. With the identification of five core neighbourhoods, they are using an asset-based approach and are building more capacity in the community, as a sustainable, long-term strategy for poverty reduction.


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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: Baltimore’s Promise Neighborhoods Approach

December 2016 - Coming soon!

Explore the success of the “Promise Neighborhoods” approach as it strives to significantly improve the educational and developmental outcomes of children and youth in the most distressed communities in Baltimore. In conversation with Michael McAfee and Stacey B. Stephens, we are excited to discuss how this approach engages low-income families and helps to empower them to take leadership and make decisions. 

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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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