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Upcoming Events

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Cities Reducing Poverty: When Business is Engaged | April 4-6

Ending poverty is everyone’s business. From April 4-6, 2017 we will share in the experience, thought leadership, and success stories to better understand how businesses large and small can be key leaders and contributors to local poverty reduction efforts.

The Cities Reducing Poverty summit will bring together major business leaders with community organizations; mayors and municipal staff; federal and provincial/territorial governments; Indigenous leaders; as well as funders, policy makers, and persons with lived experience to a common space where we will grow our ability to understand and embody true multi-sectoral collaboration to end poverty in Canada.

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[Partner Event] Public Consultation & Engagement | Denver, CO| November 29-December 1, 2016
Tamarack is excited to be a partner for this upcoming event!

Join over 250 colleagues who, like you, believe that when the many work as one for the good of all we can collectively achieve real community change where individuals are engaged, neighborhoods are healthy and communities are thriving. This multi-day, interactive learning experience is designed to enhance skills and practice in inclusive, collaborative processes that result in real social change. We are excited to bring national and regional expertise in collaborative work to the Rocky Mountains in order to intentionally build the capacity of communities to achieve the social change they desire. Make sure to like The Civic Canopy on Facebook and follow on Twitter for ongoing updates on speakers and presenters!

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[Partner Event] Public Consultation & Engagement | Toronto, ON | December 5-6, 2016.
Tamarack is excited to be a partner for this upcoming event!

Featuring world class case studies and leading industry experts, you will take away practical solutions to forge a world class public consultation and engagement platform.

Gain insight on how to:

  • Leverage digital tools
  • Ensure maximum and timely response
  • Build stakeholder trust
  • Conquer conflict management
  • Enhance stakeholder involvement

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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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Collective Impact Webinar Series: Diving Deeper

November 15, 2016 - January 24, 2017 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST

This five-part webinar series will help build your skills for doing Collective Impact work. We have a great line up of speakers who will dive deeper into developing your backbone, getting key people at the table, evaluating your efforts and talk about sustaining your Collective Impact efforts.

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Neighbourhood-Based Strategies that Reduce Poverty: Baltimore’s Approach

December 8, 2016 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST

Join us for our final session of this 3-part learning series as we dive deeper in to programs that exemplify innovative neighbourhood-based poverty reduction strategies. We will learn more about the B'More for Healthy Babies program from Stacey B. Stephens, who will share key insights and learnings of the program's impact in the Upton-Druid Heights community so far. To compliment our conversation, Stacey will be joined by Ms. Bronwyn Mayden, who is a recipient of a Promise Neighborhoods planning grant, and will present work done specifically through the grant to reduce proverty

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3 Core Competencies for Community Engagement

December 15, 2016 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will introduce an integrated set of adaptive learning competencies that are essential for generating effective, collective, community impact. These competencies are: systems thinking, conversational capacity, and 'yes to the mess'.

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-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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