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Author: Paul Born


Paul Born is a best-selling author and activist who grew up with Mennonites—a people who taught him the value of the statement, “Whatever the problem, community is the answer.” He is the cofounder and president of the Tamarack Institute, a Canadian think tank and lab with a mandate to advance collaborative leadership, citizen engagement, and community innovation. Tamarack sponsors Vibrant Communities—Canada’s largest network of cities reducing poverty. Their goal is to reduce poverty for one million people. They are a quarter of the way there.

Deepening Community: The joy of togetherness

Posted on September 3, 2014 by

Community grows when we make time to share our stories, enjoy one another, take care of one another, and work on building a better world together.


Seeking Community

Posted on June 7, 2013 by

The Tamarack Institute helps people talk and learn together about the possibilities of community.