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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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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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Inukjuak Hunters in Nunavik Take Care of Their Community

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 14, 2020

Johnny Kasudluak from Nunavik writes: The community of Inukjuak asked its local hunters to harvest nearby caribou for the community supply because of COVID-19.

 

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Comfort through Japanese-Canadian Chow Mein

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 14, 2020

Kimber Kunimoto from Toronto writes:

Japanese Canadian Chow Mein is one of those dishes that brings people together

 

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St. John’s Newfoundland Helps Bring Food to Remote Communities

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 13, 2020

Joshua Smee writes:

One of the biggest challenges facing rural and remote communities is access to healthy and nutritious food.

 

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