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Windsor-Essex’s Community Safety and Well-Being Plan

Posted by Natasha Pei on July 24, 2022

In 2019, every municipality in Ontario was mandated to develop a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan that would move their activities and investments upstream.

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The Gifts of Strangers: Understanding the Benefits of Diversity

Posted by John McKnight on July 20, 2022

One argument for diversity is that it ensures participation and creates the power of being heard. It is expressed by the popular maxim, “Nothing about us without us.” Implicit in this idea is the concept that those outside must come inside in order to ensure that their self-interest is served.

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How do you prioritize potential solutions?

Posted by Lisa Attygalle on February 15, 2022

There are always more good ideas than are possible to implement. So how do we prioritize which solutions to pursue?

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Building Trust in a Virtual World

Posted by Liz Weaver on February 3, 2022

During the last two years, what has your organization or collaborative done to build trust, connection, and relationships? Have you focused inward to ensure that your employees feel trusted and engaged? Have you focused outward to share information broadly and intentionally build relationships?

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Introducing the Collective Impact Toolkit

Posted by Liz Weaver on February 3, 2022

We’re excited to publicly launch our Collective Impact Toolkit resource to assist other change-makers and organizations on their own Collective Impact journey. We want to equip you with the practical tools needed to navigate the various pre-conditions, conditions, and phases of a long-term Collective Impact effort.

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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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