2017

Smart Cities Resources

As noted by Daniel Araya in Smart Cities as Democratic Ecologies, smart cities are “living habitats capable of adapting to the emerging needs of citizens and residents.”  (2015). To enable these habitats, we need to build a culture of collaboration across sectors and between cities. From challenges and organizations to articles and videos, this list […]

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Student wellbeing for systems change fund – FAQs

The Student Wellbeing for Systems Change Fund is an exciting new granting opportunity through WellAhead. School districts, groups of schools, and organizations working within the education system are invited to apply for projects that are dedicated to both improving student social and emotional wellbeing AND addressing barriers to longer-term, deeper impact. These grants are for […]

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What is Social Innovation?

How do we make the social innovation field more than the sum of its parts? What are our systems change goals for the next 10 years?

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Social entrepreneurship and systems change leadership workshop

Did you miss Re-Code’s workshop with Daniela Papi-Thorton, author of Heropreneurship and former deputy director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship? You can now watch it on our site! The workshops featured a public talk about systems change leadership, followed by a workshop for social impact educators teaching system change principles through their classes, […]

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Food is fundamental to health and healing

Nourish Wasan Retreat | September 2017 September 2017, leaders from across healthcare, government and food sectors convened together on Wasan Island to explore the role of food in healthcare in Canada, and the core belief of the group was that food is fundamental to health and healing, but is currently undervalued within the healthcare system. […]

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Student Wellbeing for Systems Change Fund Guide

The Student Wellbeing for Systems Change Fund is an exciting new granting opportunity through WellAhead. School districts, groups of schools, and organizations working within the education system are invited to apply for projects that are dedicated to both improving student social and emotional wellbeing AND addressing barriers to longer-term, deeper impact. These grants are for […]

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Insights & Observations at the Intersection of Higher Education, Indigenous Communities & Local Economic Development

Report on our pre-Indigenous Innovation Summit dialogue on supporting Indigenous social entrepreneurship, which includes discussion notes, insights, observations, & suggestions for next steps.   by junxion strategy for Re-Code  

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Re-Code Field Notes

Re-Code launched in 2014 with a call to transform higher education, inviting universities and colleges to redesign their institutions from the inside out. To disrupt business as usual. To create partnerships across institutional and sectoral boundaries. In short, to “recode” the post-secondary system in order to build a more just, sustainable and beautiful world for coming generations. Schools […]

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Maximizing the Capacities of Advanced Education Institutions to Build Social Infrastructure for Canadian Communities

Building Social Infrastructure: How can we increase the impact of our institutions to better strengthen our communities?

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Cities as a commons: Sharing vision, resources and power

One of the central concepts in Cities for People is the city as a commons, read Alex Gillis’ article about sharing money resources and power.  “Let’s go beyond the idea of the sharing economy, to explore approaches that are more cultural than commercial, more political than economic, and that are rooted in the broad understanding […]

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