Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: Alison Mathie & John Gaventa
In this podcast, Drs. Alison Mathie and John Gaventa of the Coady International Institute, talk about North American Innovations in Citizen-Led Sustainable Development.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Mark Cabaj
This tool is helpful to assess contexts and challenges along two dimensions: the degree of certainty and the level of agreement.
Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: Jay Connor
In this podcast, discover how communities move from visions to solutions, how get to relevant outcomes and the role collaborations plays in creating community solutions. Listen as over 10 years of experience are shared.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Jamie Gamble
In setting out to reduce poverty, Vibrant Communities has produced results of value to us all. This report outlines the results of providing national supports to such a large initiative and the impact that has been leveraged as a result.
Resource: Audio Seminar | Speaker: David Chrislip
David Chrislip has thirty years of experience working with comprehensive community collaborations. In this podcast, he identifies the key ingredients that make collaborations successful and describes the leadership skills required for successful collaboration.
Resource: Audio Seminar | Speakers: Susan Scotti, Arthur Kroeger and Sherri Torjman
This 3-part podcast series invites those working at various levels of government to explore the collaborative leadership role that they can play in community change efforts. The content for this series was created from a Government-Leaders Learning Circle hosted by Vibrant Communities.
Resource: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Lisbeth Schorr
This podcast explores the process of successfully replicating community initiatives with Lisbeth (Lee) Schorr. Lee draws on 30 years of experience in focusing on "what works" in social policies and programs to improve outcomes for disadvantaged children and families.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Meg Wheatley
In this podcast, Paul Born speaks with Meg Wheatley about some of the experiences that shaped her earliest beliefs and her understanding of community, challenging us to re-think some more traditional concepts and approaches.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Lynne Slotek
In this seminar, Liz Weaver interviews Lynne Slotek about the Canadian Index of Well-being (CIW). The CIW is a measurement approach to determine changes in the quality of life and wellbeing of citizens and communities.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Lidia Kemeny
In this seminar, Liz Weaver and Lidia Kemeny discuss Vital Signs. Vital Signs is an example of a measurement approach to determine if citizen engagement, collaboration and vibrancy is increasing in a community.
Resource: Audio Seminar | Speark: Michael Quinn Patton
In this podcast, Mark Cabaj speaks with Michael Quinn Patton about his new book on the topic of Developmental Evaluation – an approach that has proven particularly useful and effective at addressing the unique challenges of evaluating the real nature of community change work.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Brock Carlton
This seminar features Brock Carlton, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Federation of Municipalities (FCM) discussing the report, Mending Canada's Frayed Social Safety Net: The role of municipal governments.
Resource Type: Tool | Author : Falls Brook Center
This manual developed by the Falls Brook Centre helps communities start a process of renewal and resilience.
Resource Type: Case Study | Author: The Monitor Institute
This case study identifies six “next practices” for establishing and sustaining aligned and cohesive networks to address complex problems and political systems.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: MASS LPB
This Report– and its summary – outline more than ninety recommendations made by forty-four randomly selected citizens to ensure that Toronto remains a competitive, liveable, and inclusive city.”