Community Engagement 2022
Engaging Well in a Hybrid World


 May 17 or June 22, 2022 | Virtual Workshop

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Engaging Well in a Hybrid World

2020-2021 brought us the big pivot—where we figured out how to engage virtually—and the big reckoning—where we questioned how inclusive, representative, and accountable are our engagement practices? Now as we enter 2022, unaware of what the year will hold, practitioners are considering what hybrid community engagement will look like. Rather than returning to the old way of doing things, community representatives are asking how can we do things differently? We are hearing questions like:

  • How can we reinvigorate our engagement?

  • How can we engage meaningfully and creatively in a hybrid world?

  • How can we ensure our engagement is inclusive?

Join us in this workshop to learn, share, get inspired, and feel confident as you engage in 2022.




Workshop Pre Learning


Virtual Workshop Session

1-Hour Individual Pre-Learning 

Prior to Attending Workshop

  • Prepare you for the content within the workshop
  • Assess your trust-building skill set
  • Clarify your learning goals

3.5-Hour Virtual Workshop

May 17 or June 22, 2022 | 1:00pm - 4:30pm ET

  • Explore the theory and practice of engaging well in a hybrid world
  • Hear examples of compelling hybrid engagement and think through how you could apply lessons learned in your work
  • Work with peers to brainstorm solutions to your pressing engagement challenges


Coaching Session

1-Hour Coaching Session with Fellow-Learners

June & Summer

  • Deepen your understanding of the workshop content
  • Receive personalized support to translate your knowledge into action

What Will You Learn?

Understand the trends in community engagement

We will explore the trends in community engagement—see what’s emerging across the field and what’s important to keep in mind as you engage in 2022.

Learn the building blocks of hybrid engagement

Understand the core components and principles of hybrid engagement with examples of new approaches to try in your own work.

Learn how to design iterative engagement processes

We will take you through an exercise to design a compelling hybrid engagement process that is iterative in nature. See an example of how it all fits together.

Overcome barriers and create spaces for inclusive engagement

Take stock of what barriers your community members are facing and what you can do to support their involvement.


Register for the June Workshop



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Single Registration

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Group Registration


CEP, CDC & CBYF Member Registration



Registration for this session is now open and limited to 70 learners to ensure a dynamic learning experience. Participants will be sent a pre-workshop package. Zoom meeting details will be sent in advance and after the event, all participants will receive an email to register for a follow-up coaching session one month after the event.


Registration includes pre-workshop learning and self-assessment package, Three 3.5 hour virtual workshops, a one-hour small group coaching session with participants. It also includes membership into the Tamarack Institutes Learning community.

Post-workshop, participants will be invited to register for a post-event coaching session. At this interactive session, small groups of workshop participants will be encouraged to share their emerging questions and receive further support in translating the workshop’s learning into action.


Can’t attend the workshop, but love the content? Get in touch with Isaac to learn more about how you can bring a custom version of this workshop to your organization or collaborative.


We want everyone to learn how to improve their community! To ensure this, Tamarack supports low-income learners through the Be a Light Fund. Please reach out to Duncan if you would like to apply for a scholarship. Learn how you can donate to the Be A Light Fund and get a charitable receipt.


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Meet Your Workshop Facilitator


In her role at Tamarack, Lisa works with cities and organizations to help them meaningfully engage their communities. Over the last six years her work has focused on creating authentic engagement strategies and training staff teams, teaching and writing about innovative engagement methodologies, designing and facilitating workshops with a focus on raising the voice of the context expert, integrated communications planning, and the use of technology and creativity for engagement. Lisa advocates for simplicity in infrastructure, frameworks and design and loves applying the principles of marketing, advertising, loyalty, and user experience to community initiatives.

Lisa comes to this work from the private sector where she worked at one of Canada's leading communications firms with clients in agribusiness, healthcare, financial services and technology. Hailing from Australia, Lisa also worked on major water infrastructure projects as the liaison between municipal government, engineering and the community.

Lisa’s other titles include Artist, Wife and Mum. On the side, Lisa is one of ten owners of Seven Shores Community Café in Waterloo, ON. She is also a Trustee of the KW Awesome Foundation - a group that provides no-strings attached grants for "awesome" community-based projects.

Learn more about Lisa