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Lessons in Collaborating with the Enemy: Part Two

Collective Impact, Collaborative Leadership, Webinars & Videos

WEBINAR | Collaboration is increasingly difficult and increasingly necessary. Often, to get something done that really matters to us, we need to...

Developing Evaluations That Are Used

Evaluating Community Impact, Tools

TOOL | Evaluation findings, if used at all, are usually one piece of the decision making pie, not the whole pie. Rhetoric about "data-based...

Shared Measurement: The Why is Clear, the How Continues to Develop

Collective Impact, Publications, Evaluation, Mark Cabaj

PAPER | Shared Measurement: The Why is Clear, The How Continues to Develop is a paper written by evaluation expert Mark Cabaj, that offers five...

Turf, Trust, Co-Creation & Collective Impact

Collective Impact, Collaborative Leadership, Publications

PAPER | Authentic community change moves at the speed of trust. And yet, we spend so little time and focus on intentionally building trust amongst...

The Eco-Cycle Mapping Tool

Collective Impact, Tools

TOOL | Community change efforts are dynamic and typically unfold according to four phases. From our own work in collaborative community change,...

Who do we want to engage? Tool

Community Engagement, Collective Impact, Tools

This tool is used to assist groups and/or communities to engage effectively and clarify their goals for engagement.

Gives and Gets Tool

Collective Impact, Deepening Community, Tools

To work effectively as a team, it is important that we understand and agree upon what we want to achieve together. The most powerful and authentic...

Hosting Community Conversations in Batimore, MD: A Conversation Guide

Community Engagement, Deepening Community, Publications

The first step to building a community is to have a conversation. When we talk with each other, we build connections and form relationships....

35 Voices on Collaborative Leadership and Co-Creating Cities of the Future

Collaborative Leadership, Publications, Mark Holmgren

Thirty-five people engaged in the co-creation of this paper with Tamarack's Mark Holmgren to offer their perspective on collaborative leadership...

The Heart, Hand, Mind Tool

Collaborative Leadership, Tools

The Heart, Hand, Mind Tool is used to explore an issue or opportunity from multiple perspectives in order to reveal elements of significance.

The Story Spine

Collective Impact, tool

The Story Spine Tool uses the familiar elements of a story to provide a structured way to facilitate a deeper reflection and dialogue about an...

The Key Factor Mapping Tool & Worksheet

Collective Impact, Collaborative Leadership, Tools

The Key Factor Mapping Tool is used to develop a shared understanding of the factors that have the most impact on addressing a complex issue or...

Community Engagement workshopRegister for Community Engagement: The Next Generation

Join us for Community Engagement: The Next Generation where we are convening community change practitioners in Kitchener, Ontario to explore the next generation of community engagement principles and practices.

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