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Building the Practice of Collective Impact

Collective impact (CI), a framework for influencing systems change, was launched in the winter of 2011.  The CI approach has been deployed by community collaboratives across Canada, the US and internationally to move the...

Vibrant Communities Working to Involve Cities in “Opportunity for All”

The Tamarack Institute’s Vibrant Communities (VC) is excited to be working to identify and illuminate ways that community-based organizations and cities can be active participants in “Opportunity for All - Canada’s First...

Lean Community Change: Strategies for Learning and Changing by Doing

In this quick 5-minute video, Jason Roberts of the Better Block Project describes how he and his community revitalized their streetscapes, turning them from unfriendly industrial spaces into vibrant and welcoming...

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WEBINAR | Cultivating Local Collective Impact Capacity Through Place-Based Philanthropy

The ability for local leaders from diverse sectors to work together to address their shared challenges and to realize a shared community vision is a defining characteristic of successful, resilient communities.

CASE STUDY | Strategy Renewal in Peel Region

On September 18, 2018, the Peel Poverty Reduction Committee launched their second poverty reduction strategy and became the first community in Canada to commit to a 10-year plan to end poverty. This case study outlines the...

ARTICLE | Cities and the Federal Poverty Reduction Strategy

Canada’s first national poverty reduction strategy, “Opportunity for All” is a welcomed move forward for those working to eliminate poverty in Canada. The Tamarack Institute’s Vibrant Communities is dedicated to supporting...

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Cities Reducing Poverty

Cities Reducing Poverty is a network of more than 175 cities represented by 61 regional partners who are working collaboratively to end poverty in their communities.  

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Cities Deepening Community

Cities Deepening Community is a network of 67 cities seeking to strengthen neighbourhoods and 25 cities developing community plans to grow citizen engagement, civic leadership and a sense of belonging. 

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