Explore the challlenges and oppotunities of collective impact.


Discuss how to accelerate the adoption of collective impact effots in our community.


Collaborate to work on innovative opportunities to address commonly identified priority issues.


Measure the impact through shared measurement systems.

HOLD the date The annual Leveraging Our Strengths Conference will take place on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016.      More.....


Here you will find all the reading material as well as products of the previous Leveraging Our Strengths, including keynotes speeches, handouts & reports ...

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Best Practices

Collective Impact initiatives & best practices in Ottawa, including initiatives with the potential to become successful role models for collaborative work...

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Leveraging Our Strengths 2015

The Collective Impact forum 2015 was held on May 25, 2015 to explore CI Initiatives from a Canadian Perspective. View Agenda here.


LOS Conference, June 13-14, 2012

The Leveraging our Strengths Conference brought together over 190 participants from a cross-section of senior-level practitioners from various sectors, front-line staff and community members to explore the challenges and opportunities to multi-sector collaboration. The Conference was held on June 13 and 14. Paul Born from Tamarack and Tim Brodhead from Social Innovation Genera were engaged for an introduction to the Collective Impact framework. The opening plenary was held at Bronson Centre, followed by community conversations on June 14. More

There is no other way society will achieve large scale progress against urgent and complex problems, unless a collective impact approach becomes the accepted way of doing business.
Fay Hanleybrown, John Kania, & Mark Kramer