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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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Tackling the Challenge of Disruption

Posted by Liz Weaver on March 12, 2019

Disruptive times have many pieces shifting at the same time. We can feel overwhelmed by the changing demands of our workplaces as our offices become more digital; navigate different generational perspectives; and respond to increasing complexity.  Likewise, there are significant shifts in the political and work environments - in our social and digital relationships and increasingly in changes we are experiencing in the natural environment.

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Conserving our Natural Environments: A Capacity Challenge

Posted by Liz Weaver on February 19, 2019

From time to time, the Tamarack Institute is contacted to be a key informant in different studies.  Last Fall, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and its partners were interested in understanding how capacity building could improve sustainability and outcomes for the California Landscape Stewardship Network. 

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Outcome Harvesting: Principles, Steps, and Evaluation Applications

Posted by Duncan Field on February 14, 2019

All throughout 2018 and into 2019, the Tamarack Institute has seen a large spike in interest in our Evaluation resources. This trend towards evaluating community change efforts is an encouraging one – it represents a move beyond programmatic interventions towards systems change, and how to evaluate the impact of our change efforts.

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Future of Good Highlights the Ideas, Innovations, and Trends Shaping Canadian Communities

Posted by Future of Good on February 5, 2019

Future of Good launched a new digital media platform dedicated to illuminating stories, innovations, and trends shaping social impact in Canada. At this exciting time of massive growth and rapid change, the world of impact in Canada deserves smarter coverage and impact-focused people deserve smarter insights.

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Activate the Gifts of Your Community: A Webinar Series

Posted by Cassandra O'Neill on February 1, 2019

How can we work together more peacefully, productively, and equitably in 2019? When working with others is challenging, what can we do to make it easier? 

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Inspired and Connected

Posted by Liz Weaver on January 24, 2019

Tamarack benefits from colleague organizations worldwide who are also engaged in supporting and advancing community change efforts. 

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