Previous editions of Engage!

Collection of Tools

January 2019

In this edition:

  • Building the Practice of Collective Impact
  • A Gift is Not a Gift Until it's Given
  • Lean Community Change: Strategies for Learning and Changing by Doing
  • Top 10 Cities Reducing Poverty Reads in 2018
  • Tamarack Featured in The Record on Fight Against Poverty
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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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Featured Books

Additional Publications

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10: A Guide for Engaging People With Lived/Living Experience

Informed by the 10 Lived/Living Experience Advisory Committee, this guide was written to support poverty-reduction groups to meaningfully engage people with lived/living experience. It celebrates the potential that can be unlocked when these individuals are included and empowered to drive antipoverty work.

10: A Guide for Businesses Reducing Poverty

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.