Resources

Posted on Apr 11 at 12:20am

What are Upstream Approaches?

Understand what upstream approaches are, why they benefit communities and individuals, and how to implement…

Posted on Apr 5 at 12:20am

Asset Mapping: What is it?

Back to basics - What is Asset Mapping? This video walks you through talking to people in your community…

Posted on Apr 3 at 12:20am

Collective Impact Project Snapshot

This tool walks you through questions that provide a high-level overview of your community project and…

Posted on Apr 2 at 12:20am

Thinking Structurally About Connection

We often can describe and foster connection from individual means, but it is harder to find opportunities…

Posted on Mar 6 at 12:20am

Building a Resilient Mind

WHAT'S THE BLOG ABOUT? Between juggling a busy workload and balancing responsibilities at home, your…

Posted on Feb 27 at 12:20am

Working on the Root System of Social Connections in a Community

Using the metaphor of a forest’s root system to highlight the intricate web of social connections…

Posted on May 31 at 12:20am

It's Not Just About the Buildings: How Community Development Organizations are Promoting Residents Mental Health

This articles posted by Medium outlines how a residential community promoted positive mental wellbeing…

Posted on May 12 at 12:20am

A Guide for Building Sustainable and Resilient Collaboration

Tamarack Institute has developed a guide for building collaboration in cross-sectoral groups. This can…

Posted on May 12 at 12:20am

TEDTalk: Great leadership is a Network, not a Hierarchy

Watch Gitte Frederiksen's TEDTalk where she discusses new ways to lead and how to do it!...

Posted on May 12 at 12:20am

Sustainable, Accessible, Affordable Rural Transportation

On January 31 a panel of speakers discussed how to make affordable rural transportation a reality. You…

Posted on May 12 at 12:20am

Hey Neighbour! Resources and Reports

Hey Neighbour! Collective is a group focused on improving social connectedness and community wellbeing…

Posted on May 12 at 12:20am

Learn from the Social Animator Initiative in Vancouver

A partnership between the City of Vancouver and Concert Properties enabled a pilot project called Social…

Posted on May 12 at 12:20am

Inspirational: How an 11-Year Old Helped Connect Neighbours Through the Pandemic

This Happy Cities blog shares the story of an 11 year old that was able to set up activities to support…

Posted on Mar 28 at 12:20am

Cannabis and Mental Health Online Course

This youth-led project was created in collaboration with the Schizophrenia Society of Canada, Youth…

Posted on Mar 17 at 12:20am

Happy Cities Blog: Community Engagement

Happy Cities is a Vancouver based organization that strives to create healthier, happier, and more connected…