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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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Woodstock's Virtual Storytimes

Posted by Tamarack Institute on March 18, 2020
Lisa from Woodstock, ON writes:
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Edmonton Stays Connected with Community Postcards

Posted by Tamarack Institute on March 18, 2020
Shelley from Edmonton, Alberta has created a postcard template to help her neighbours and others in the community reach out to each other. She says:
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Waterloo's Window Walks

Posted by Tamarack Institute on March 18, 2020
The Uptown West Neighbourhood Association in Waterloo, ON sent this message to their neighbours:
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Understanding the Impact of Power and Privilege in Community Change

Posted by Tamarack Institute on February 14, 2020
Over the past few years, the Tamarack Institute has been exploring the role and impact that power and privilege have on community change work.
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Research & Development in the Social Sector

Posted by Tamarack Institute on July 18, 2019

From youth homelessness and social isolation in cities, to food insecurity and income disparity, problems are getting more complex and in many cases, are getting worse. This is where the process of research and development (R&D) is highly relevant.

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Tamarack's Annual Report Celebrates 15 Years

Posted by Tamarack Institute on February 1, 2018

An annual report is a time to say thank you to our 24,000 learning partners in 2,909 cities from across Canada, the United States and 52 countries from around the world. It is also, a time to celebrate and this year we have included a special 15-year reflection.

In the report we thank the partners that have contributed to our work financially. You will find over 800 organizations and individuals that invested this year as donors, members, consulting clients and learners.

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