Heather Keam's blog

Top 10 Examples of the Growing Movement to Deepen Community in 2017

There is some amazing work that is being done in neighbourhoods all across Canada. In this article, we wanted to highlight some of the inspiring stories about work that happened in 2017, and provide resources to fuel your own neighbourhood initiative.

neighbourhood Development is about Collaboration

Discussing collaboration and community in anticipation of Tamarack's ABCD event

Eight Touchstones to Asset-Based Community Development

Discussing Cormac Russell's webinar on the eight touchstones to consider when building community

The Path to an Inclusive and Accessible Community

Heather Keam discusses inclusive communities, and cities who are developing Accessibility and Inclusion policies, like the city of Kamloops.

How Do We Know We are Making a Difference in Our Neighbourhood Work?

Learn about the Sense of Community Index tool, which will help you measure how residents' sense of belonging is changing over time.

Knowing Where We Have Been to Know Were We Need to Go

The Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership is a great data resource for municipal leaders working on developing or strengthening policies and programs for inequality.

A Welcome Message from Heather Keam, Manager of Cities Deepening Community

As the new Manager for Vibrant Communities’ Cities Deepening Community, I am excited to reach out to many of you to learn more about the important work that you are doing in your neigbourhoods and to see how Tamarack can help support your efforts!

The Power of Community

Isolation is becoming an epidemic