Previous editions of Engage!

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November 2017

In this edition:

  • Collaborative Frameworks
  • Why Are We Here?
  • Innovation Through Experimentation
  • Multi-Sector Collaboration is Key to Community SustainAbility
  • Big Changes at Tamarack

Read the November edition


October 2017

In this edition:

  • Turf, Trust, Co-Creation & Collective Impact
  • 5 Shared Measurement Challenges for Collective Impact Initiatives
  • Bringing Collective Impact Backbones into Focus
  • Collective Impact & Public Health: Partnering for Systems Change
  • 3 Lessons for Funders from Collaborating with the Enemy
Read the October edition


September 2017

In this edition:

  • 5 Lessons to Effectively Engage Context Experts
  • How to Develop a Common Agenda for a Collective: A 5 Step Guide
  • FCM: Starting Local to End Poverty in Canada
  • Do YOU Speak Translate?
  • Governance Boot Camp: A Boost for Boards
  • Enhancing Capacity to Shape Public Policy 
Read the September edition


Summer 2017

In this edition:

  • Developing Collective Impact Strategies
  • Fostering Connection, Sharing Stories, and Creating Community
  • Civic Leadership and Community-Based Leadership Programs
  • Engaging Change through Whole-self and Whole-systems Exploration
  • Canada150
  • Berrett-Koehler Birthday Book Sale July 10–16!

Read the Summer edition

Featured Books

Additional Publications

10 A guide for businesses reducing poverty

10: A Guide for Businesses Reducing Poverty

10 – A Guide for Businesses Reducing Poverty is about what can happen when businesses large and small are engaged in poverty reduction. It contains inspiring accounts of how business leaders and their colleagues are having success in improving lives and community conditions nationwide. 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.