Skip to main content

Attend an Event

CHANGES TO EVENTS

All events have been reassessed due to organizational changes, gathering restrictions, and other impacts of COVID-19.
  • CORE Perspectives, our annual event which usually takes place in September, has been cancelled for 2020.  
  • Day of Caring, which also typically happens in September, will not take place this year. If you are an individual or small group looking for available volunteer opportunities, below are a couple of local resources:
Below are the virtual events currently available. We will continue to update this page as new opportunities arise.
 

CORE SYSTEMS CHANGE LEARNING SERIES

United Way of Snohomish County is partnering with the Tamarack Institute to bring a series of learning opportunities on Systems Change to organizations involved in the CORE collaborative work. All events will be held on Zoom Video Conferencing and feature Sylvia Chuey, Tamarack Institute Consulting Director of Collective Impact Idea Areas. More information Tamarack Institute and Sylvia Chuey below.

 


 
EXPLORING THE COLLECTIVE IMPACT OPPORTUNITY
Wednesday, Sept. 9
10 – 11 a.m. Pacific
On Zoom Video Conferencing: https://zoom.us/j/99180627942
 
JOIN THIS CONVERSATION TO
  • Hear an overview of the Collective Impact framework and discern when it is a good approach
  • Explore the life cycle of Collective Impact Initiatives, including how the work evolves and matures over time
  • Gain insights and lessons from successful Collective Impact Initiatives
  • Learn practical tools to assess and strengthen your engagement efforts
__________

AUTHENTIC COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Monday, Sept. 28, 2020
9 – 10 a.m. Pacific
On Zoom Video Conferencing: https://zoom.us/j/93787525277
 
JOIN THIS CONVERSATION TO
  • Explore the benefits and challenges of multi-sector engagement
  • Learn about engaging “Context Experts”
  • Consider the power of Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD)
  • Gain helpful tools to assess and strengthen your engagement efforts
__________

MOBILIZING COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP

Tuesday, Oct. 13
9 – 10 a.m. Pacific
On Zoom Video Conferencing: https://zoom.us/j/91873414332
 
JOIN THIS CONVERSATION TO
  • Explore the connection between collaborative leadership, collaborative governance, and the Backbone role in Collective Impact
  • Learn strategies for building – and sustaining – relationships of trust and the power of harnessing the power of peer learning
__________

INSPIRING COMMUNITY INNOVATION
Monday, Nov. 9
9 – 10 a.m. Pacific
On Zoom Video Conferencing: https://zoom.us/j/94702053285
 
JOIN THIS CONVERSATION TO
  • Explore the definition of community innovation
  • Learn the unique characteristics that distinguish community innovation from product and/or for-profit sector innovation
  • Learn strategies and tools to unleash community innovation
  • Hear lessons on successful scaling of promising innovations for greater impact
__________

EVALUATING COMMUNITY IMPACT
Monday, Nov. 16
9 – 10 a.m. Pacific
On Zoom Video Conferencing: https://zoom.us/j/91721762785
 
JOIN THIS CONVERSATION TO
  • Explore the connection between shared measurement, learning, & evaluation
  • Consider the value and importance of considering both qualitative and quantitative data
  • See examples of simple practices and tools to make data useful to your collaborative effort

ABOUT SERIES SPEAKER SYLVIA CHUEY
From 2005-2013, Sylvia was the founding executive director of Headwaters Communities in Action in Ontario, Canada, a grassroots citizen initiative that fosters collaborative leadership and action in support of a long-term vision of community well-being. Sylvia has both practical knowledge and first-hand experience in what it takes to engage and mobilize diverse sectors to work together to find innovative solutions to the toughest challenges and transform their community's aspirational vision for the future into reality.

ABOUT TAMARACK INSTITUTE
Over the past 18 years, The Tamarack Institute has worked deeply at the local, regional, state/provincial, and national scales to strengthen capacity to engage across multiple sectors and bring together the wisdom of both content and context experts to foster shared action on complex community issues.
Tamarack is recognized across North America for its effectiveness in bridging theory and practice. Tamarack believes that people need to learn from each other's challenges and successes, share resources, and support each other to achieve and accelerate impact.
 
CAN’T MAKE ONE OF THESE THESE VIRTUAL EVENTS?
A recording will be available; please email elise.herwig@uwsc.org to request that it be sent to you.