Resource Type: Publication | Authors: Anne Kubisch, Patricia Auspos, Prudence Brown & Thomas Dewar
This paper published by the Aspen Institute’s Roundtable on Community Change highlights lessons from 43 major Comprehensive Community Initiatives over the past two decades and offers a framework for thinking about investing in place-based initiatives into the future.
Resource Type: Report | Author: Headwaters Communities in Action
This Report, grounded in extensive citizen input, was created as a catalyst for positive community change and regional collaboration in Dufferin County and the Town of Caledon.
Tamarack co-founder Alan Broadbent presents cities as a potential policy powerhouse
In Urban Nation, Tamarack founder, Alan Brodbent highlights the important role that cities play in Canada and shares his plan to maximize our economy and our cultural and social structure, as well as to reconnect us to our government and nationhood.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar || Speaker: Sherri Torjman
Place-based approaches are increasingly being applied to complex community issues such as poverty. In towns and cities across Canada, organizations, businesses, local government and residents are working to build a better quality of life and provide real opportunities for their community. Learn more through this...
Exploring different ways of working comprehensively to address complex issues.
There are different ways to pursue comprehensive approaches to addressing complex issues. In this podcast, we’ll explore some of these approaches and consider their strengths and limitations in achieving deep and durable outcomes and impact.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar || Speaker: Shauna Sylvester
In this audio seminar, Shauna Sylvester - co-founder of IMPACS - a Canadian charity committed to protecting and expanding democracy and strengthening civil society - reflects on the impact of marketing and communication in developing and growing movements for change.
A critical examination of the concept and role of civil society in today’s world
This Caledon Institute document seeks to define civil society as a term, a vision and beyond by using Canadian stories to inform this international concept.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar || Speaker: Garry Loewen
For communities wanting to collaborate on complex issues such as poverty, a comprehensive plan can get people moving. In this podcast, Garry Loewen discusses a resource that uses strategic drivers as a starting point for change and action.