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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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1,000 Families Initiative

Posted by Devon Kerslake on November 18, 2016

Recently, we were thrilled to host the second session of our three-part webinar series on Neighbourhood-Based Strategies that Reduce Poverty. In this session we featured The 1,000 Families Initiative with Anne Smith and Anna Bubel. In this webinar, Anne and Anna shared a terrific overview of how United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is working towards a goal that will create pathways out of poverty for 1,000 families.

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Setting the Table with Ben Weinlick

Posted by Bronwyn Kent on November 18, 2016

On November 14, Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack had the pleasure of talking with Ben Weinlick about Setting the Table for Allies, Adversaries, and Strangers for the third part of our IMPACT-Ability Webinar Series.

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Learning from Lynda Kahn & Jack Pearpoint

Posted by Devon Kerslake on November 10, 2016
“Change is going to come from the margins, from people who have been labeled
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A Neighbourhood-Based Effort in Parkdale, Toronto

Posted by Devon Kerslake on October 28, 2016

On Oct 27, Deepening Community and Vibrant Communties Canada co-hosted our first session of the webinar cross-over series: Neighbourhood-Based Strategies that Reduce Poverty. This session featured The Parkdale People's Economy Project with special guests: Victor Willis and Nancy Henderson.

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Learning from the Honourable Carla Qualtrough

Posted by Devon Kerslake on October 28, 2016

We had a terrific first session of our seven-part IMPACT-Ability Learning Series hosted by Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack on Oct 24, 2016. In this session, The Importance of Being a Wise Traveller, Al and Vickie were joined by the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities.

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