The Journey of Collective Impact provides practical approaches and resources to advance collective impact, and explores new thinking about its application. Community leaders and practitioners of collective impact will find ways to: Explore the core conditions of Collective Impact; Apply the Collective Impact framework; Take Collective Impact to the next level. Community leaders will find a framework for community change in a broad range of issues including poverty reduction, homelessness, health and wellbeing, and the environment.
Finding Joy Together in Chaotic Times
Community shapes our identity, quenches our thirst for belonging, and bolsters our physical, mental, emotional, and economic health. In this thoughtful and moving book, Paul Born describes the four pillars of deep community: sharing our stories, taking the time to enjoy one another, taking care of one another, and working together for a better world. It’s up to us to create community. Born shows that the opportunity is right in front of us if we have the courage and conviction to pursue it.
Community Conversations is an inspiration and a guide to mobilize the ideas, skills and passion of community organizations, governments, business and community members. Community Conversations has become a Canadian best-seller with more than 15,000 copies sold. It is full of informative and inspiring examples of collaboration, and captures the essence of creating such conversations. It offers ten practical techniques and tools for hosting conversations in your community.
This guide unpacks the concepts of sustainability and resilience and shares ideas, stories, and resources that will benefit collaborations as they consider them. The goal is to broaden our collective thinking about the factors that contribute to sustainable, resilient, and impactful collaboration.
With the growing sense of disconnect and social isolation happening in communities across Canada and the lack of civic participation in our towns and cities, we need to declare community essential. We believe that Deepening Community is the answer. This guide has been developed to support community champions, concerned citizens, municipal staff, and decision-makers such as mayors and elected officials to build the case to deepen community and make your community essential.
This guide has been developed to help you filter through the noise and focus on what matters to you as you navigate the shifting landscape of the future of work. We created it to be accessible and easy to use and have included the latest research, questions to consider and stories and resources throughout to help bring your learning to life.
This guide explores both why and how cities and communities have become such a force in community change, especially now during COVID-19. With an eye to the future, this guide captures this momentum, attempting to do so in practical and useful ways. It explores 10 stories of how communities are working together, 10 ideas on community-based recovery, and 10 useful resources for cities and communities interested in citizen-led community planning and innovation as you adapt and recover from COVID-19.
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.
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.
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.