Podcast Archive

The Story of Somewhere: A New Narrative for Community

Resource Type: Audio Seminar || Speaker: Ric Young
Communities have powerful stories to tell. It is in the sharing of these stories that great change can happen. This podcast, deepens our understanding of community and the role of place and belonging in movements of change.

Tamarack Webinar: Impact: Six Patterns to Spread Your Social Innovation

With Al Etmanski
Al Etmanski
On Thursday March 5, 2015, Tamarack Thought Leader Al Etmanski joined host Sylvia Cheuy for a webinar and first public discussion on concepts emerging from his soon to be released book, Impact: Six Patterns to Scale Your Social Innovation.

Programs that Build Community

Pre-event learning for the Community:Programs and Policies gathering
Join Paul Born as he shares highlights from his just-released book Deepening Community: Finding Joy Together in Chaotic Times and profiles programs – from a faith community, a collective impact approach, and a community conversation approach – that have proven very effective at building strong communities.

Network Weaving with June Holley

Tools, resources and insights from the network weaving guru
A recording from our Neighbours Community of Practice where we explored network weaving with June Holley, author of the Network Weaving Handbook.

Exploring Community Hubs

Examples, resources and stories from our Neighbourliness Community of Practice
A recording from our Neighbours Community of Practice where we explored community hubs through the stories and experiences of three groups in our CoP. This call is full of great resources and tools for neighbourhood organizers!

The Transformative Power of Community Narratives

Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: Chené Swart
In this podcast, Chené Swart offers an overview of the narrative practices that she uses to host transformational conversations that enable participants to re-author the stories that shape them as individuals, in organizations and in communities. These new stories then open new possibilities for living into a preferred future.

Unlocking Opportunities in the Collaborative Economy

Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: April Rinne
In this podcast, April Rinne shares the fundamental principles of the collaborative economy and explains some of the opportunities and challenges that it presents to businesses and governments.

Promising Practices in Neighbourhood Engagement & Change

An Exploration of the "Where We Lives Matters" Study in done in Halton, ON
A recording from our Neighbours Community of Practice call with Joey Edwardh about the report on neighbourhood development she lead with her team in Halton, ON.

Taking Care of One Another

Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack
In this podcast, Al and Vickie share how caring is an essential act of being human and suggest that appreciating the care that already exists is a starting point towards larger social change.

Social Capital with Milton Friesen

Can you measure community development?
A recording from our Neighbours Community of Practice call with Milton on Social Capital