Resource Library


Deepening Community

Resilience and Space

Deepening Community, Webinars & Videos

Milton Friesen discusses the 8-80 Cities initiative with Emily Munroe. 8-80 Cities is a non-profit organization that is focused on making cities...

An Other Kingdom

Deepening Community, Webinars & Videos

Authors Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann, and John McKnight engage an intimate conversation about their new book, An Other Kingdom. The authors...

Abundant Community Edmonton

Deepening Community, Webinars & Videos

Howard Lawrence and Anne Harvey give praise to the innovators and activators of this unique neighbourhood-building framework that Edmonton has...

Deepening Community Local Initiatives

Deepening Community, Webinars & Videos

Sylvia Cheuy discusses local initiatives that relate to deepening community, and talks about the need for different sectors to work together...

Deepening Community: Realizing the Potential of Citizen Leadership

Deepening Community, Publications

While humans are hardwired to live in community, evidence shows that our actual experiences of being in community have been steadily declining...

Creating Abundant Communities

Deepening Community, Webinars & Videos, ABCD, Community Innovation

In this podcast, two compelling thinkers – John McKnight and Peter Block – share some of their ideas for awakening the power of neighbourhoods and...

Designing a Community Building Initiative

Deepening Community, Tools, Community Innovation

"Exemplary Materials For Designing a Community Building Initiative in a Neighbourhood" were developed cooperatively by the Woodlawn Organization,...

The Alchemy of Vulnerability and Care

Deepening Community, Community Innovation

In this beautifully written story, Vickie Cammack explores the power of transmuting vulnerabilities into the potent force of caring.

A Basic Guide to ABCD Community Organizing

Deepening Community, Publications, ABCD, Community Innovation

This resourceful guide walks you through how to identify and celebrate community culture, the possibilities and power of individual and collective...

Civic Stewardship

Community Engagement, Deepening Community, Community Building, Civic Engagement

On this Neighbourliness Community of Practice call, Bill Snyder of Civic Stewardship Initiative (CSI) presents some of his work and experiences in...

The Four-Legged Stool

Deepening Community, Publications

In this well written and thought provoking publication, John McKnight examines the analogy of the "three-legged stool" to describe how business,...

1,000 Conversations Final Report

Deepening Community, Case Studies, Publications

In the fall of 2012, Tamarack embarked on a journey to explore the experience of community across Canada. This report highlights the significant...

Community Engagement workshopAdaptive Leadership Masterclass | VAN, CGY, EDM, TOR, OTT

Does your work involve complex cross sector or community collaborations? Are you looking to learn practical and effective skills that will help you and your teams collaborate better – deal with conflict, challenge old ways of working, respond to diverse views, create shared meaning, and plan for the future – all while working together to make a collective impact?

This intensive Masterclass will equip you with the tools, processes and most importantly the leadership practice to make a real and meaningful change, through your own collaborative initiative.

Learn more about this workshop