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Danya Pastuszek Appointed Co-CEO of the Tamarack Institute

Posted by Liz Weaver on January 19, 2022

The Board of Directors of the Tamarack Institute is proud to announce the appointment of Danya Pastuszek as CO-CEO and Director of Vibrant Communities. Danya joins the Tamarack Institute from the United Way of Salt Lake, where she worked for 10 years helping lead the organization's collective impact transformation and the development of the Promise Partnership, a regional cross-sector partnership comprised of multiple place-based cradle-to-career initiatives. She served most recently as the Chief Operating Officer. Danya assumes this leadership role from Paul Born who is the Founder and Co-CEO of the Tamarack Institute since its inception in 2001. 

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Tools for 2022: Tamarack’s Top 10 Resources published in 2021

Posted by Liz Weaver on January 5, 2022

Tamarack Institute is recognized for the original content that team members and colleagues contribute to advancing the practice of community transformation and impact. Articles, tools, thought pieces and case studies are regularly accessed, cited and downloaded by Tamarack learners, scholars and practitioners.

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Launching a Year of Learning in 2022

Posted by Liz Weaver on December 21, 2021

Annually, the Tamarack Learning Centre takes the time to pause, reflect and plan forward. We had a very full 2021 delivering workshops, hosting webinars, building online learning courses, and developing papers, tools, case studies and other resources.

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Three strategies to improve your collaborative efforts

Posted by Liz Weaver on October 20, 2021

Collaboration can be challenging work. We convene colleagues together and try to work collaboratively, often providing only limited support and resources to move the collective effort forward. It is no wonder that the experience of collaboration can be frustrating.

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Introducing Laura and Jorge

Posted by Tamarack Institute on July 29, 2021

Meet Laura and Jorge, our Community Climate Transitions team 

Hello! We are thrilled to be part of the Tamarack community! We recently had a coffee conversation in which we shared some reflections on why Community Climate Transitions, what it means to join the Tamarack team, and experiences that have shaped our thinking on equity and climate.   

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Centering Indigenous Knowledge and Leadership in Your Work

Posted by Shaelyn Wabegijig on July 27, 2021

If the recent pandemic and climate crisis have taught us anything, it's that Indigenous culture, knowledge and leadership are deeply connected to our very survival as a human species. Yet even despite the extensive work and consultations for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Indigenous voices continue to be silenced. A lack of leadership to implement the TRC continues to prevail, with only 10% of the 94 Calls to Action having been implemented to date. Due to courageous Indigenous leaders, more people are recognizing the urgent need to center Indigenous leadership in their work.  

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