Training Opportunities


1. Conference: Collective Impact and Community Change

April 7th, Medicine Hat, AB, led by Liz Weaver, Vice-President of the Tamarack Institute.

Advance your community's agenda with tools and techniques that move beyond impact.

Join trainer and community builder Liz Weaver for a workshop that dives into the collective impact approach and how it can enhance the impact of community change efforts.

  • Learn how collaborative tables can organize for change
  • Explore how the application of the three preconditions of collective impact and the five conditions for community change can enhance your local efforts
  • Advance your community’s agenda with tools and techniques that move toward impact
  • Embrace the power of citizen engagement and collective impact

This workshop is for those who:

  • Desire new ways to lead, engage and transform your community
  • Want to learn about collective impact and how to manage or work within a collaborative team
  • Work on issues such as community engagement, health and well-being, poverty reduction, local government, community sustainability, neighbourhood renewal, crime prevention, youth development, citizen engagement, local food systems and other collaborative ideas.
  • Are contemplating the start-up or renewal of a collaborative initiative
  • Are a key supporter of community engagement and collaboration including NGOs, businesses; funders and national, provincial or local government

Register here.


2.  Conference: Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes

May 13-15 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, or June 2-4 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, led by Liz Weaver, Vice-President of the Tamarack Institute, and Mark Cabaj, President of Here to There Consulting.

"Moving the needles" on community-wide issues requires cross-sector coordination and an engaged community.

This three-day workshop is intended to provide those who are funding, planning and implementing community change initiatives with an opportunity to learn the latest and most practical evaluation ideas and practices.

Who Should Attend?

Those who have some basic education, training and experience in internally managing evaluations in their organizations, or providing external assistance to organizations, and are interested in learning about the latest ideas and practical methods for assessing community change.

Register here.