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Previous editions of Engage!

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Summer 2018

In this edition:

  • The Recipe for Collaboration: Mixing People and Process
  • Evolving Churches in Today’s Changing Society
  • How to Stifle Creativity
  • What We Learned About Poverty Reduction and Economic Development in Vancouver
  • Creating a Dynamic Neighbourhood One Wish at a Time

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June 2018

In this edition:

  • Building your Practice of Authentic Community Engagement
  • Social Innovation & Poverty Reduction in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
  • Innovating with Purpose: Part Two
  • Extraordinary Exists Within the Ordinary - Uncovering Assets in your Community
  • Lean into Adaptive Leadership

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May 2018

In this edition:

  • This is Community Innovation
  • The Path to an Inclusive and Accessible Community
  • The Intersection of Strategy and Leadership
  • Co-creating Innovative Strategies for Indigenous Employment
  • Nurturing Context Experts: Build a Network of Non-Traditional Leaders


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April 2018

In this edition:

  • Innovating with Purpose
  • Calgary’s Enough for All: Canada’s First Financial Empowerment Model
  • When Collective Impact has an Impact - An Evaluation of the Practice
  • A Matchmaking Website for Volunteers and Non-Profits
  • 8 Steps to Set the Stage for Effective Youth Engagement Work


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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.

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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.