Accelerating Community Change with Collective Impact

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15 September, 2016

CI WOrkshop9:30am to 4:30pm (registration open at 9am)
Robert Steen Community Centre
980 Palmerston Avenue

Discover Collective Impact and advance your community's agenda with proven tools and techniques.

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

  • Explore how Collective Impact is different from other forms of collaboration
  • Discover how Collective Impact’s three pre-conditions and five conditions can enhance your local community change efforts
  • Learn about collaborative efforts now underway in Peel Region that are embracing Collective Impact as their approach
  • Advance your community’s agenda with tools and techniques that move toward impact
  • Embrace the power of citizen engagement and collective impact

Register for Accelerating Community Change with 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 


Liz Weaver Liz Weaver is the Vice-President of Tamarack and leads the Tamarack Learning Centre. Previously, she led the Vibrant Communities Canada team where she provided coaching, leadership and support to a network of community partners across Canada. Liz is one of Tamarack’s most in-demand trainers. She has developed and delivered curricula on a variety of workshop topics including: collaborative governance, leadership, collective impact, community innovation, influencing policy change and social media for impact and engagement

Prior to joining Tamarack, Liz was the Director for the Hamilton Roundtable on Poverty Reduction, which was recognized with the Canadian Urban Institute’s David Crombie Leadership Award in 2009. In her career, Liz has also held leadership positions with YWCA Hamilton, Volunteer Hamilton and Volunteer Canada. In 2002, Liz completed a Masters of Management through McGill University and her thesis Storytelling and the Voluntary Sector was published. Liz was awarded a Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2002 for her leadership in the voluntary sector and in 2004 was awarded the Women in the Workplace award from the City of Hamilton.

Learn more about Liz

Tamarack Institute
Winnipeg  Manitoba
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Partnership Building