Previous editions of Engage!

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December 2018

In this edition:

  • Evaluating Systems Change Results: An Inquiry Framework
  • Change is in the Air
  • Authentic Engagement is a Personal Journey
  • Principles Over Prescriptions
  • What Makes Your Neighbourhood Work an Asset-Based Community Development Process?

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November 2018

In this edition:

  • Scaling for Systems Change: Rethinking Planning & Evaluation
  • Getting to Impact the Observational Way
  • Letting Communities Guide Change
  • How Municipalities Can Support Affordable Housing Solutions
  • Fitting our Framework to our Place

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October 2018

In this edition:

  • A Mutual Pathway for Community Change: Sharing Global Perspectives
  • The State of Cities Reducing Poverty
  • Community Wisdom and Social Labs lead to Change in Winnipeg
  • Building Community Through Citizen Advocacy
  • The Thick and Thin of Community Engagement

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September 2018

In this edition:

  • Planning Systems Change Evaluation
  • ABCD In-Action: Poverty Reduction in New Brunswick
  • How the Lens of Movement Building Can Strengthen Community Engagement
  • Welcoming the Stranger
  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change


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Featured Books

Additional Publications

10 A guide for businesses reducing poverty

10: A Guide for Businesses Reducing Poverty

10 – A Guide for Businesses Reducing Poverty is about what can happen when businesses large and small are engaged in poverty reduction. It contains inspiring accounts of how business leaders and their colleagues are having success in improving lives and community conditions nationwide. The book was written to both acknowledge and inspire the thinking and work of businesses across our country, and to remind all of us of how critical business involvement in poverty reduction truly is.

If you are a business leader, a poverty reduction practitioner, a community activist, or a concerned citizen, this guide was written for you.

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10: A Guide for Cities Reducing Poverty

The TEN guide authored by Brock Carlton, CEO of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and Paul Born, President of Tamarack Institute, brings you a concise overview of how cities are reducing poverty: their stories, their strategies, their resources, and tips for beginners on organizing a city-wide initiative.


Engage! A Connected Force for Community Change

At our 2015 Collective Impact Summit in Vancouver we unveiled our first-ever 80-page issue of Engage! magazine. The theme of Engage! is "Possible" and includes feature articles on collective impact, deepening community, community engagement and leadership from Tamarack Institute faculty, articles by social change leaders such as Karen Pittman and Vickie Cammack and stories of what’s possible from communities around the world.