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Disruptive Times Require Skilled Changemakers

Posted by Liz Weaver in February 2019

In this paper, Liz Weaver describes three elements that every changemaker needs when approaching complex challenges - a mindset shift, an agile and adaptable approach, and knowledge and skills in each of the five interconnected practice areas.

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Toward Robust Online Community Engagement

Posted by Max Hardy on March 18, 2020
Enough is being said right now about Covid-19. Yet projects are still being planned, important decisions are being made, and there are programs to be designed and implemented. Some community engagement methods, including deliberative panels, are not acceptable now due to the perceived risk of spreading infection. So, what to do?
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Asset Based Community Development: A Resident's Guide

Posted by Cormac Russell on March 18, 2020

There are so many resources on Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) for professionals. We decided to write one specifically for residents, called Asset-Based Community Development - How to Get Started.

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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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Social Connection Needed in Battle Against Coronavirus

Posted by Jim Diers on March 17, 2020

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, public health officials are warning us to practice social distancing. That seems like good advice given the contagious nature of the disease, but it is also essential that we connect.

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