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Tamarack Institute

Tamarack Institute
The Tamarack Institute is a connected force for community change. We work with leaders in non-profits, governments, businesses and the community to make work of advancing positive community change easier and more effective. We do this by teaching and writing about collective impact, community engagement, collaborative leadership, community development, and evaluating community impact. We host two learning communities Cities Reducing Poverty and Cities Deepening Community turning theory into action.

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Tamarack Institute Co-Founder and Co-CEO Paul Born set to retire.

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 27, 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT - View in French

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Seeing Youth Futures - Envisager l’avenir des jeunes

Posted by Tamarack Institute on February 1, 2021

 

Are you a youth aged 15 to 30 who lives in Canada? Do you like to share your perspectives and vision through photography?

We are looking for original photos that explore the idea of prosperity and a future where young people in Canada thrive.

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What is it like to be a Canadian youth?

Posted by Tamarack Institute on September 11, 2020

Brandon, Adam and Tatjana are four Canadian youth from across Canada with a shared passion for their community. This past summer, these four driven youth were selected by the Tamarack Institute as part of the Communities Building Youth Futures (CBYF) initiative. As a team, they are determined to work together and help support youth across Canada to create pathways from high school to higher learning. Despite working remotely, this group is bound together by their eagerness to foster community empowerment and help bring about the change that they want to see in Canadian society. The following blog posts are a series of stories, thoughts and ideas about what it means to be a youth in Canada:  

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EPIC Generosity in Nova Scotia

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 22, 2020

We only have to skim the daily news to see that the COVID-19 outbreak is hitting our most vulnerable the hardest. 

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Engaging and Celebrating Canada's Volunteers

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 21, 2020

April 19 – 25, 2020 is National Volunteer Week in Canada. It is an opportunity to applaud, thank and celebrate the contributions of millions of volunteers who annually donate their time and services to support community causes. This year will be different. Communities won’t be able to host recognition events and gatherings because of COVID-19. The theme of National Volunteer Week is even more important: it’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers.

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Community Engagement with the Virtual Peer Input Process

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 21, 2020

Are you struggling to make a breakthrough on an idea or new project? You can crowdsource the wisdom of your team using the Virtual Peer Input Process.

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