Previous editions of Engage!

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November 2019

In this edition:

  • Co-Design: A Necessary Skillset for Community-Led Development
  • Community Engagement: Is it Just Lip Service?
  • Empowering Community Innovation
  • Ideas on the End of Poverty
  • Social Entrepreneurs are Community Changemakers

Read the November Edition

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October 2019

In this edition:

  • From System Formation to Cultural Transformation
  • Relearning to be a Citizen
  • Where You Live Makes a Difference to Mental Health and Well-Being
  • How Much Time Does it Take?

Read the October Edition

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September 2019

In this edition:

  • Be the Changemaker
  • Building a Common Agenda for Collective Impact
  • The Evolving Practice of Community Change: A Multisolving Approach
  • Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Read the September Edition

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Summer 2019

In this edition:

  • TransformTO: A Case Study in Multisolving
  • Forming a Foundation to Build Great Things
  • How Does the Design of Our Communities Make us Healthier and More Socially Connected?
  • The Four Phases of Successful Poverty Reduction
  • How Do Power and Privilege Affect Your Work?

Read the Summer Edition

Featured Books

Additional Publications

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10: A Guide for Engaging People With Lived/Living Experience

Informed by the 10 Lived/Living Experience Advisory Committee, this guide was written to support poverty-reduction groups to meaningfully engage people with lived/living experience. It celebrates the potential that can be unlocked when these individuals are included and empowered to drive antipoverty work.

10: A Guide for Businesses Reducing Poverty

The book was written to both acknowledge and inspire the thinking and work of businesses across our country, and to remind all of us of how critical business involvement in poverty reduction truly is.

If you are a business leader, a poverty reduction practitioner, a community activist, or a concerned citizen, this guide was written for you.

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10: A Guide for Cities Reducing Poverty

The TEN guide authored by Brock Carlton, CEO of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and Paul Born, President of Tamarack Institute, brings you a concise overview of how cities are reducing poverty: their stories, their strategies, their resources, and tips for beginners on organizing a city-wide initiative.


Engage! A Connected Force for Community Change

At our 2015 Collective Impact Summit in Vancouver we unveiled our first-ever 80-page issue of Engage! magazine. The theme of Engage! is "Possible" and includes feature articles on collective impact, deepening community, community engagement and leadership from Tamarack Institute faculty, articles by social change leaders such as Karen Pittman and Vickie Cammack and stories of what’s possible from communities around the world.