Aug 26, 2022 • 32M

Guest: Paul Born, large-scale community change facilitator & author

You have nothing to lose, but your high rent!

Open in playerListen on);

Appears in this episode

L.L. Sontag
A podcast on housing.
Episode details

Paul Born is the Co-founder of Tamarack and for 20 years was the CEO/Co-CEO. He is now retired from that role. He is also the co- founder of Vibrant Communities a national network of nearly 500 cities and communities ending poverty, deepening community, building youth futures, and advancing climate transitions. Paul continues at Tamarack as a coach and trainer, providing practical support to communities interested in achieving large-scale change.

Paul is a global leader and an award-winning author on issues of community. A large-scale community change facilitator, Paul is the author of four books, including Deepening Community and Community Conversation. He is a global faculty member of the Asset Based Community Development Institute (ABCD) and a senior fellow of Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social innovators. Paul was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2019.

Paul holds an M.A. in Leadership and in 2020 was selected as the Arts Alumni Achievement Award recipient at the University of Waterloo. He grew up as the son of refugees that worked together to survive and then thrive. This experience is what made him deeply curious about and engaged in ideas that cause people to work together for the common good.