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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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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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Kindness Abounds in Chatham-Kent

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 13, 2020

Phillip Mock, Tamarack Cities Reducing Poverty member, writes:

There are a ton of programs that are starting up to support people in the community. These are just some of the ways that Chatham Kent is coming together to support one another during this time.

 

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Peterborough Porch Food Drive Raises 22,000 Pounds of Food

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 6, 2020

Megan from Peterborough, ON writes:

On a snowy March day in Peterborough, ON, thousands of residents set out bags with smiley faces on their doorsteps filled with food donations to restock the Kawartha Food Share. 

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Canoe B.C. Chalks the Town

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 6, 2020

In Shuswap, a region of BC, the Canoe neighbourhood is decorating their driveways and intersections with inspiring messages and colourful chalk art.

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Brantford Supports Artists Through Virtual Concerts

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 6, 2020

Heather from Burford, ON writes:

Local performers in Brantford, Ontario have put together an online show with 20 musicians, comedians and actors through Grandview Theatre Co. 

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Hamilton Caremongering Campaign Supports Local Community

Posted by Tamarack Institute on March 19, 2020
In Hamilton, Ontario a Facebook group has popped up – CareMongering-HamOnt: Hamilton Community Response to COVID19.
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