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Evaluation & Collective Impact Workshops from Tamarack

We want to make sure NCDDers know about two great workshops on evaluation and collective impact being offered this winter by the good people at Tamarack, an NCDD organizational member. We encourage you to read their announcement below or find out more at www.tamarackcommunity.ca.

As you plan your winter learning schedule, we invite you to two of our signature 3-day workshops that are designed to advance your work in community change.

Both of these workshops were completely oversubscribed in 2014, so we encourage you to register or Hold a Seat for these workshops today.

Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Outcomes

Liz Weaver and Mark Cabaj are leading the ever-popular Evaluating Community Impact workshop in Toronto, ON from February 23-25, 2015Each year, they carefully incorporate new tools and trends into the curriculum to ensure you are getting the latest and greatest information about how to capture, evaluate and communicate impacts in your community.

Recent upgrades to the Toronto curriculum will include:

  • How to employ hard and soft data to measure progress
  • New methods for capturing “systems change”
  • How to use narratives to communicate community impact to others

For a closer look at the workshop agenda, please visit our event agenda page.

Click here to Register or Hold a Seat for the workshop

Champions for Change: Leading a Backbone Organization for Collective Impact

Champions for Change is an advanced training offered by the Tamarack Institute in collaboration with FSG Social Impact Consultants and will be held in Calgary, AB from April 15-17, 2015.

Plenary sessions and workshops will be led by John Kania and Fay Hanleybrown of FSG, as well as Liz Weaver and Paul Born from the Tamarack Institute. Topics that will be presented include:

  • Deeply understanding the roles and impact strategies of the backbone organization
  • Developing and learning from shared measurement
  • Community engagement to build the will of your community
  • Making collaborative governance effective
  • Sustaining funding for collective impact over the long term
  • Working in complexity and the importance of adaptive leadership
  • Getting to true impact and systems change

For a closer look at the workshop agenda, please visit our event agenda page.

This dynamic learning experience is an important step for staff of Backbone Organizations and steering committee members of collective impact initiatives to develop their capacity as collaborative leaders.

Click here to Register or Hold a Seat for the workshop

Special rates are available for both workshops for teams registering three or more people. Please feel free to contact Kirsti if you have any questions.

We look forward to hearing from you and we hope that you’ll join us for these workshops for insightful learning and an opportunity to foster meaningful connections.

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An inclusiveness trainer and group process facilitator, Roshan Bliss serves as NCDD's Youth Engagement Coordinator and Blog Curator. Combining his belief that decisions are better when everyone is involved with his passion for empowering young people, his work focuses on increasing the involvement of youth and students in public conversations.

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