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A Game Changer Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategy and Evaluation

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities, Cities Reducing Poverty

Too often evaluation is a mysterious noise. We can’t discern a beat we can tap our feet to. The melody we seek is elusive. From a poverty...

The Fight for Decent Work: Tackling Low Wages, Precarious Work, and Poverty

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities

2017 is the year where labour laws in Ontario will change. Through the government's Changing Workplaces Review, twenty-five years after their last...

Sometimes to Hear the Music you Have to Turn Down the Noise | A Game-Changer Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategy and Evaluation

Evaluating Community Impact, Publications, Mark Holmgren, Vibrant Communities

From a poverty reduction perspective, we are inundated with the voices of our clients, our funders and donors, our colleagues, governments at all...

Caring is Life: A Keynote Address

Deepening Community, ABCD, Keynote Address, caring

A moving keynote address that holds the importance of care at the centre. Vickie Cammack and Al Etmanski discuss communal gardening and other acts...

Collective Impact 3.0 | A Webinar

Collective Impact, Webinars & Videos

The practice of collaboration has evolved since the first article about collective impact went viral in 2011.  Many communities are implementing...

Our Community Can Change

Community Engagement, Publications, Paul Born

As part of our Community Change Series 2016, Paul Born provides thinking around five core ideas to create community change: collective impact,...

The Dynamics of Social Change

Community Development, Webinars & Videos, Community Innovation

On the cover of Getting to Maybe - How the World Is Changed, a book co-authored by Frances Westley, readers are so boldly told "This book is for...

Advocating for Poverty Reduction the “Rights” Way

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Human Rights, Cities Reducing Poverty

In this webinar, Michèle Biss, Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator for Canada Without Poverty (CWP), Stephen Portman, Advocacy Lead for...

Collective Impact 3.0

Collective Impact, Publications, Liz Weaver, Mark Cabaj

As part of our Community Change Series 2016, Mark Cabaj and Liz Weaver put forward fresh thinking around five ways to build the next iteration of...

Innovation Starts with People

Community Development, Webinars & Videos, Community Innovation

Australia and Canada share much in common. Australia has one of the highest levels of median wealth in the world, yet poverty and poor outcomes...

Collective Impact: Continuous Communication

Collective Impact, Webinars & Videos

In this webinar, Mark Holmgren discusses the need to establish both formal and informal mechanisms for keeping people informed about the progress...

Breaking the Silos

Community Engagement, Webinars & Videos

Severn Cullis-Suzuki explores the importance of disrupting what separates us in order to work together to understand and address the...

Register for Evaluating Community Impact

This three-day workshop is intended to provide those who are funding, planning and implementing community change initiatives with an opportunity to learn the latest and most practical evaluation ideas, practices and tools. It will be taking place in Hamilton, Canada this November 15-17, and has a brand new curriculm and workshop format.

Learn more about this workshop