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Expanding Collective Impact Across the Globe

Posted by the Tamarack Institute on May 1, 2023

Collective Impact is a form of collaboration that brings together different sectors to solve large complex problems.

Tamarack's Learning Centre has shared Collective Impact knowledge and wisdom with various groups across Canada and all over the world.

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Vibrant Communities Calgary: Incorporating a Blackfoot Worldview

Posted by Vibrant Communities Calgary on April 14, 2023


Vibrant Communities Calgary ’s vision is a community where there is enough for all. They create opportunities to align and leverage the work of hundreds of organizations and thousands of Calgarians to reduce poverty in their city.

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Introducing the Ending Working Poverty Initiative

Posted by the Tamarack Institute on December 8, 2022
This blog post was written by Danya Pastuszek, Alison Homer, John Stapleton and Yvonne Yuan, in collaboration with the teams at the Town of Drumheller, the Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership, the Greater Trail Community Skills Centre, United Way Winnipeg and Prosperity Roundtable Chatham-Kent.
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Vibrant Communities Calgary’s Top 10 Highlights of 2021

Posted by Vibrant Communities Calgary on February 10, 2022

What a year it has been! Year two of a global pandemic and some new norms for work and collaboration didn’t stop Vibrant Communities Calgary (VCC) from having a record year in advancing the Enough for All strategy.

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Red Deer’s Common Ground Garden builds food security, community growth and connection

Posted by Central Alberta Poverty Reduction Alliance on November 11, 2021

Red Deer’s Common Ground Garden is a new urban farming project that increases food security, encourages social enterprise, shares knowledge and creates social connection. Its four-acre public space offers inclusion, sustainability and fellowship.

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90+ McCauley Residents Pull Off Investment Miracle

Posted by Mark Holmgren on March 14, 2020

Community development is in its prime when a community identifies an aspiration, organizes a collaborative plan, and invests local talent, time, and money in the cause. Ideally, the community will own and control what it has created; community development practitioners know, however, that community ownership of a venture or initiative is a rarity.

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