Collected Reflections and Ideas from Neighbourhood Passionate People and Places across Aotearoa, NZ September 2014
In this seminar, Paul Born shares his thoughts on community and invites friends from all across Canada to join him in exploring some of the key questions and issues that emerge...
The Social Imaging Study uses a new social capital measurement instrument (Social Capital General Social Survey – SCGSS) developed for neighbourhood level measurement of social network and trust levels.
How do you measure a city’s social infrastructure?
In Canada, the social, spiritual, and communal value of local congregations has long been accepted. Their economic value to their surrounding neighbourhoods is a different matter entirely.
A Webinar Series co-presented with Vibrant Communities Canada
Using the Parkdale neighbourhood in Toronto as a rich example, Victor and Nancy were able to speak to some of the specific issues that a neighbourhood-based strategy can tackle in an effort to reduce poverty.
Brochure about how to start deepening community with us!
Deepening Community Edmonton 2016
A moving keynote address that holds the importance of care at the centre. Al and Vickie discuss communal gardening and other acts of goodness in their hometown of Surrey, BC as examples of a positive movement
A Presentation by Jerry Firth, City of Lethbridge
Based in grassroots community organizing and taking an asset-based approach to this work, this strategy is being held within the Community and social development Department,and is based on a framework that is very much based on the social dynamics and social infrastructure of neighbourhoods.
The Working Together project and was intended to develop methods for libraries to work with socially excluded communities through a community development approach
A Webinar with guests John McKnight, Walter Brueggeman and Peter Block
A Tamarack Webinar with authors Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann, and John McKnight for an intimate conversation about their new book An Other Kingdom. We have invited these gentlemen to join us to discover what has inspired them to write this book together and explore their vision for their proposed paradigm...
Resilience Talks Learning Series Pt 1 with Milton Friesen and Liz Rykert
Milton Friesen interviewed complex organizational change and technology expert and President of Meta Strategies, Liz Rykert to explore how social patterns influence our ability to cope with difficulties and examine practical examples of projects that build social resilience- what makes them successful and...
A Webinar with guests Anne Harvey, Howard Lawrence, John McKnight and Peter Block
A Tamarack Webinar on the Abundant Community Edmonton with special guests Howard Lawrence and Anne Harvey from the City of Edmonton-the innovators and activators of this unique neighbourhood-building framework.
In their latest publication, Planh provides some great resources ideas for what local governments can do to increase social connectedness in communities. They also hosted an informative webinar featuring Milton Friesen, Louise Roberts and Stacy Barter and provided a number of valuable resources.
A publication by Canadian Policy Research Networks Inc.
This handbook builds on years of work at the Canadian Policy Research Networks bringing together cutting edge thinkers and practitioners in the field of citizen engagement.
Published in June 2015
This report represents the culmination of nine months of intensive work, led by the members of Canada's first Citizens' Assembly dedicated to the difficult task of developing guidance for a new community plan.