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Collective Impact 3.0: Designing a Movement for Change

Virtual Workshop | November 29, 2022

Join Sylvia Cheuy and explore the strategies needed to design your Collective Impact initiative for maximum impact. 

This workshop will give you tools, frameworks, and examples for how to build commitment and co-create a compelling, shared strategy for change that unites diverse partners to effectively navigate in uncertain times

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Évaluation participative - Évaluation Par et Pour les communautés et pratiques d'apprentissage stratégique

Atelier virtuel |Le 30 novembre 2022

JCet atelier virtuel vous fournira un solide aperçu de la théorie, des concepts, de l'approche et des étapes pratiques nécessaires à la conception et à la réalisation d'une évaluation participative.
 
Au cours de cet atelier, vous réfléchirez d’abord à votre propre expérience d'évaluation et vous développerez une compréhension des approches, des concepts et des étapes de l'évaluation participative. 

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2022 MSLead

Strengthening the Mindset & Skills for Leading a Collaborative

Virtual Workshop | January 26, 203

Join Chris Thompson, Sylvia Cheuy, and leaders of community-based collaboratives for a half-day virtual workshop that will help you strengthen and share the mindsets and skills of collaborative leadership.

This virtual workshop is designed for leaders of multi-sector collaboratives, backbone staff of collective impact efforts, funders and other leaders who are working together to pursue shared goals. The workshop will provide you with essential mindsets, skillsets and resources to apply what you are learning to advance your day-to-day work.

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Online Courses

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Foundations of Community Engagement 

Online Course | Learn at your own pace

Join Tamarack's Lisa Attygalle, Director of Community Engagement, in this new online course designed to build a foundation of knowledge and practice for your community engagement work.

Through video lessons, case studies, readings, and activities, you'll dig into the role of community, who should be engaged, community engagement techniques, how to overcome challenges, and how to evaluate your engagement activities.

This course is available to use at your own pace, but you'll be learning alongside a diverse group of Tamarack Institute learners, and have the opportunity to join Lisa for monthly small group coaching to get more personalized feedback and insight.

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Foundations of Collective Impact 

Online Course | Learn at your own pace

Join Tamarack's Sylvia Cheuy, Director of Collective Impact, in this online course designed to establish a foundational understanding of the Collective Impact Framework.

Learners will have the opportunity to join Sylvia for monthly small group coaching to get more personalized feedback and insight. 

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Ending Poverty Pathways Online Course

Online Course | Learn at your own pace

Join Vibrant Communities' Natasha Pei, Manager of Cities, in this new five-module course. Topics include Ending Working Poverty, Governments and Communities Ending Poverty, and Big Ideas for Ending Poverty.

Through this course, you'll be guided through reflective questions and exercises that will help you make the most of the course materials and content. This course is designed to help you learn at your own pace as you advocate for and advance high-impact ending poverty pathways in your community.

 

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Foundations of Participatory Evaluation

Online Course | Learn at your own pace

Join Tamarack's Jean-Marie Chapeau, Director of Participatory Evaluation, in this new online course designed to build a foundation of knowledge and practice for a participatory evaluation

This online course is designed to help you learn at your own pace as you work on developing and implementing a successful Participatory Evaluation.

 

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Foundations for Building a Neighbourhood Strategy

Online Course | Learn at your own pace

Join Vibrant Communities' Heather Keam, Associate Director of Cities Deepening Community, in this online course designed for individuals who want to make their neighbourhood a better place, on-the-ground staff to support residents to build a plan or municipal staff who have been tasked with putting a plan together.


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Did you know that anyone can bring a Tamarack workshop to their community? Tamarack has a great lineup of Single Day Workshops, Facilitators and Topics for you and your team to choose from. Learn more about our 2022 workshop offerings here:

Bring Tamarack to Your Community

Webinars 

Tamarack hosts a number of free webinars throughout the year featuring the latest ideas and thought-leaders from the field of community change. By registering for a webinar, you can participate live or gain access to the recording and presentation slides and resources after the broadcast. Click on the below links to learn more and register for each of our upcoming webinars.

Kim Samuel on Belonging: Finding Connection in an Age of Isolation

Date: November 30, 2022

Speakers: Kim Samuel and Heather Keam

 

Do We Know the Problem We’re Trying to Solve?

Date: December 7, 2022

Speakers: Liz Weaver and Sylvia Cheuy

 

The Connected Community: Discovering the Health, Wealth and Power of Neighbourhoods

Date: January 18. 2023

Speakers: Cormac Russell, John McKnight and Heather Keam

 

Democracy, City Building and Community Leagues – A Deep Dive into the 100-year History of the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

Date: February 23. 2023

Speakers: Laura Cunningham-Shpele, Jon Morgan and Rak Prasad

 

Communities of Practice

Tamarack's Communities of Practices (CoPs) are small, interactive groups of practitioners who connect virtually monthly or bi-monthly to share experiences, tools, ideas and challenges in order to learn ways they can grow and expand their work. Joining a CoP can help you deepen your knowledge and professional connections around a focused aspect of your work. Through actively contributing to the agendas and meeting discussions, you'll be able to access a community of like-minded peers who can help you expand and develop your own thinking and practice as it relates to your work.

Our Current CoP listings are:

2022 Calendar

 

Turf, Trust and Virtual Collaboration: Practical Tools for Building Trust 
SOLD OUT

 

Living Labs - A Place-Based Approach

Virtual Workshop | March 3, 2022, 16 mars 2022


Participatory Evaluation: Community-Based Assessment and Strategic Learning Practices
SOLD OUT

Building a Community-Based COVID Renewal Plan
Virtual Workshop Series | March 29 and March 30, 2022

Introduction to Using Theatre for Social Change

Virtual Workshop | April 13, 2022

Community Change Institute - 
Equipping to Transform Your Community
Virtual Learning Experience | May 5, May 12 and May 19, 2022

Celebrating Neighbours: Measuring the Impact of ABCD

3-day Event | June 7-9, 2022 | London, Ontario

Foundations of ABCD

1-day Workshop | June 20, 2022 | Moncton, NB

 

Community Engagement 2022 - Engaging Well in a Hybrid World

Virtual Workshop | June 22, 2022

Collaborative Governance and Leadership Workshop
Virtual Workshop | July 19 (SOLD OUT) and August 16, 2022 (SOLD OUT)

Turf, Trust, and Virtual Collaboration
Virtual Workshop | August 22 and September 22, 2022

Participatory Evaluation: Community-Based Assessment and Strategic Learning Practices
Virtual Workshop | September 8, 2022 (SOLD OUT)

 

Co-Design: Facilitating Community-Led Innovation

4-Part Virtual Workshop | September 29, October 6, 13, and 20, 2022

 

Community Change Experience 

Event - Delray Beach, FL 

October 24-27, 2022

 

Asset-Based Community Development 101
Virtual Workshop | November 1, 2022

(SOLD OUT)

 

Communities Taking Climate Action
Virtual Gathering |  November 15-16, 2022

 

Collective Impact 3.0: Designing a Movement for Change
Virtual Workshop | November 29, 2022

 

Évaluation participative
Atelier virtuel |Le 30 novembre 2022

 

Strengthening the Mindset & Skills for Leading a Collaborative
Virtual Workshop | January 26, 2023

Event

Testimonials


 

”I just want to tell you how much I loved the conference in Edmonton. The speakers and workshops were amazing. You did an excellent job of pulling this together. I can’t stop thinking about how I can apply what I learned in my work. Thanks so much for all that you and everyone involved did to help us all feel welcomed and part of a movement. I will recommend next year’s conference to others.”

- 2019 ABCD Edmonton participant

 

“One of the best workshops I've been to! Very well organized. I took notes and ideas about how to run a good workshop just as much as I took notes on the content.”

- 2019 Evaluation + Design participant

 

"My passion has always to spend time in Life-Long Learning and Tamarack continues to offer new ways of thinking and/or doing!!! Thanks for all you do!!”

- 2019 Community Engagement participant

 

“Thank you for organizing a festival (not a workshop or a conference) for focusing on creating a learning place, rather than teaching - this way is key. Thank you for weaving Toronto into the event - it was almost another presenter. I wanted to let you know that it was deeply meaningful, only on the professional, but on human, personal level. Thank you again.”

- 2018 Community Change Festival participant

 

”Thank you for the opportunity to be part of this VERY well organized event! I met many people and left energized. We will continue to prioritize attending these events.”

- 2018 Poverty Reduction Summit Participant

 

”This conference has been an amazing experience! It was interactive and accessible with top notch speakers and presenters and a presence of at least 2 levels of government.”

- 2016 Mayors Summit participant

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Bring a Tamarack Workshop to Your Community

Tamarack offers a variety of single-day workshops, facilitators, and topics to help your community accelerate their impact. We offer learning related to Collective ImpactCommunity EngagementCollaborative LeadershipCommunity Innovation, and Evaluating Impact

Want to bring Tamarack to your community? Learn more by clicking the link below:

Bring Tamarack to Your Community