Thinking and Acting Differently: The Collective Impact Opportunity

Submitted by sylvia cheuy on December 2, 2015 - 11:44am
Resources from the Parks and Recreation Ontario Collective Impact Workshop – December 2nd, 2015

A diverse group of 40 learners participated in a learning opportunity hosted by Parks and Recreation Ontario to explore how their work in recreation and leisure can be advanced using the Collective Impact Framework.


Below you will find links to the various resources used or profiled during this workshop: 

Access additional background resources on Collective Impact referenced at this workshop:

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Find more information about upcoming Tamarack Webinars highlighted during this Workshop:


Participants interested in diving deeper into the knowledge and resources of Collective Impact, and multi-sector collaboration in order to bring about lasting change on complex community issues can: 

  • Explore Tamarack's 3 Online Learning Platforms to find a vibrant peer network, and the latest resources and tools to support positive community change: 
    • Tamarack CCI - For Collaborative Leaders who use collective impact approaches to address complex community issues. 
    • Vibrant Communities - Cities Reducing Poverty - For Cities that are developing and implementing comprehensive poverty reduction strategies. 
    • Deepening Community - For individuals who care about community, the vibrancy of neighbourhoods and the unique role of citizens in advancing social change. 
  • Visit FSG Social Impact Consultants: 
  • Review FSG's Vibrant Communities Collective Impact Case Study 
  • View FSG's Shape Up Sommerville Collective Impact Case Study 
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