Previous editions of Engage!

Community Engagement Question Square

June 2019

In this edition:

  • Evaluation Moments: Sparking Positive Change Through a Mindful Evaluation Practice
  • The Impact of Embracing Asset-Based Community Development
  • Citizens at the Centre: A Journey with my Tamarack Institute Colleagues
  • Engaging Lived Experience in Toronto's Municipal Strategy
  • Five Questions to Ask and Answer When Practicing Community Engagement
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Envelope Square

May 2019

In this edition:

  • Reflecting on Stories of Impact
  • Evaluation: Stop, Listen, and Change
  • Can Failure Lead to Impact?
  • Shifting the System for Collective Impact
  • Making Change Easy: Lessons from the Prepaid Envelope

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Community Engagement Square

April 2019

In this edition:

  • Engaging people with Lived/Living Experience in Poverty Reduction
  • Finding the Right Mindset for Engagement
  • Loneliness and Social Isolation are Public Health Issues
  • The Opposite of Boring: Eight Things to Care About When Hosting A Community Consultation
  • Rethinking How We Evaluate and Use Data

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Disruptive Times Square

March 2019

In this edition:

  • Building a Neighbourhood Strategy from the Outside In
  • Tackling the Challenge of Disruption
  • Education Beyond School Walls
  • Insights into the Work of Authentic Community Engagement
  • Small Changes for Big Impacts: How Behavioural Economics can Inspire Community Change

Read the March 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.