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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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Engaging and Celebrating Canada's Volunteers

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 21, 2020

April 19 – 25, 2020 is National Volunteer Week in Canada. It is an opportunity to applaud, thank and celebrate the contributions of millions of volunteers who annually donate their time and services to support community causes. This year will be different. Communities won’t be able to host recognition events and gatherings because of COVID-19. The theme of National Volunteer Week is even more important: it’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers.

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Community Engagement with the Virtual Peer Input Process

Posted by Tamarack Institute on April 21, 2020

Are you struggling to make a breakthrough on an idea or new project? You can crowdsource the wisdom of your team using the Virtual Peer Input Process.

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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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How Cochrane is Fostering Community Through Technology

Posted by Tamarack Institute on March 19, 2020
Deb from Cochrane, AB shares some of the ways her community is staying connected:
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Toward Robust Online Community Engagement

Posted by Max Hardy on March 18, 2020
Enough is being said right now about Covid-19. Yet projects are still being planned, important decisions are being made, and there are programs to be designed and implemented. Some community engagement methods, including deliberative panels, are not acceptable now due to the perceived risk of spreading infection. So, what to do?
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Woodstock's Virtual Storytimes

Posted by Tamarack Institute on March 18, 2020
Lisa from Woodstock, ON writes:
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