2012

Building on Failure: Learning When Things Go Wrong

In this webinar, Ashley Good provides an overview of how to category蟜ail forwardcategory, an approach that is grounded in years of generating failure reports with Engineers Without Borders Canada. Dr. Natasha Blanchet-Cohen highlights some failures (and lessons learned) related to a pan-Canadian youth engagement initiative called YouthScape.

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Inspired Learning: An Evaluation of Vibrant Communities’ National Supports

  Inspired Learning: An Evaluation of Vibrant Communities’ National Supports evaluates the design of the learning and networking features provided with national supports to local Vibrant Communities initiatives (also referred to as a hub or backbone organization).  

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Community Service-Learning

A short motion graphic describing the Foundationcategorys Community Service-Learning (CSL) initiative.

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Timeraiser: Speed Dating for Volunteerism

This video describes categorytimeraisercategory as speed dating for volunteerism

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Timeraiser: Volunteer Much?

This video describes how categorytimeraisercategory benefits artists, organizations, and volunteers.

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Timeraiser: Building Community One Piece of Art at a Time

This video describes categorytimeraisercategory from an artistcategorys perspective.

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Lakehead University’s Food Security Research Network

Courte vidéo de l'Université Lakehead, gagnante d'un prix Apprentissage par le service communautaire pour Food Security Research Network.

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Introducing Innoweave

Innoweave, an initiative of The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and Social Innovation Generation (SiG), provides community sector leaders with new tools and processes to effect large-scale change. Watch the video to learn more.

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Stephen Huddart, The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation ‘ Challenges Facing the Community Sector

Stephen parle des défis auxquels fait face le secteur communautaire canadien, notamment le manque de ressources, les besoins de formation et les difficultés de recrutement des organismes. Il fait un bref historique de Génération de l'innovation sociale (SiG) ' collaboration entre le PLAN Institute, l'Université de Waterloo, MaRS et La fondation de la famille J.W. McConnell ' pour ensuite décrire Innoweave et l'activité d'apprentissage Platformation.

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Dave Kranenburg, Meal Exchange ‘ Efficiency in Data Management and Communication: Part 2

Dave décrit la plateforme technologique de Meal Exchange et son développement progressif. Il était crucial que les différents outils choisis s'intègrent harmonieusement pour donner accès à l'information de manière efficace. Cette décision s'inscrivait dans le contexte de la culture organisationnelle et devait tenir compte de la manière dont on utiliserait les outils et les données.

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