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December 2016 Webinars from the Tamarack Institute

December 2016

Can’t make the event? Don’t fret. By registering you will also receive a recording of the live session along with resources shared.

Neighbourhood-Based Strategies that Reduce Poverty: Baltimore’s Approach
Stacey B. Stephens & Jessica Pizarek
December 8, 2016, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will highlight the "Baltimore Approach" by discussing national and local examples of neighbourhood impact. Jessica Pizarek from PolicyLink will speak from a national perspective of Promise Neighborhoods and provide an overview of some of the results she has seen at the neighbourhood level. Stacey B. Stephens, who runs the B'more for Healthy Babies program will dive a little deeper into what is going on locally in Baltimore.

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The Context Experts–Effectively Engaging Leaders with “Lived Experience”
Celeste Licorish, Hamilton Community Foundation
December 13, 2016, 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Community members who are experiencing first-hand the challenges of the issue that your Collective Impact initiative is addressing bring much-needed urgency and credibility to the table.  Their practical expertise is essential to identifying effective strategies for advancing your effort.  This webinar will highlight some common pitfalls in cultivating leadership from people with “lived experience” and share useful insights and examples for how to do this well.

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This webinar is part of a series hosted by Tamarack and the Ontario Trillium Foundation. To learn about other upcoming webinars in this series, visit the Diving Deeper into Collective Impact website:

3 Core Competencies for Community Engagement
Chris Soderquist, Pontifex Consulting
December 15, 2016, 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will introduce an integrated set of adaptive learning competencies that are essential for generating effective, collective, community impact. These competencies are: systems thinking, conversational capacity, and 'yes to the mess'.

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