The Social Economy Centre (SEC) of the University of Toronto promotes and disseminates multidisciplinary research and policy analysis on issues affecting the social economy.

Catalyzing a Sustainable Society with Metcalf Foundation

Date: 
Wed, 2014-04-09 12:00 - 13:30

Speaker Series of 2014 event: Catalyzing a Sustainable Society

Presenters:

Sandy Houston - President and CEO

Andre Vallillee - Environment Program Director

Adriana Beemans - Inclusive Local Economies Program Director
 

The discussion will explore:

  • Metcalf's repositioning of its strategic areas of focus;
  • The role that policy, practice and collaboration play concurrently in building a new economy; and
  • Learning alongside community partnerships.

When: Wednesday, April 9th, 2013.
Time: Noon - 1:30 pm.
Where: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (U of T) 252 Bloor St. West, (St. George Subway Station),
Room: 3-104 *No registration required. To watch online: click here:

Presenter Bio's 

Sandy Houston - President and CEO

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Social Enterprise Report Card

Date: 
Wed, 2014-03-05 12:00 - 13:30

Speaker Series of 2014: Social Enterprise Report Card

Presenters:

Anne Jamieson, Senior ManagerAnne is Senior Manager of the Toronto Enterprise Fund, founding member of the Social Enterprise Council of Canada, chair of the Ontario Social Economy Roundtable, steering committee member of the Toronto Community Benefits Network, and supporter of Social Enterprise Toronto.

Jerome Kisting, Manager - Jerome Kisting is a Manager at United Way Toronto where he splits his time between supporting the start up of social enterprises funded by the Toronto Enterprise Fund and managing relationships with United Way member agencies.

This talk, speakers intend to explore deeper conversation about "Investing for Impact." The discussion will explore:

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Building Movement: Exploring Philanthropy's Role in Supporting Social Change

Date: 
Wed, 2014-02-12 12:00 - 13:30

Social Economy Centre Speaker Series of 2014

Presenters:

Colette Murphy is the Executive Director of the Atkinson Charitable Foundation. 

The discussion will explore:

  • How Foundations are working in new ways with communities to address tough issues and catalyze social change
  • Stories from the Atkinson Foundation in the areas of early learning and decent work focused on shifting policies and systems
  • Promising practices that are supporting individuals, organizations and networks to "think and act" differently to accelerate change

When: Wednesday, February 12th, 2013.
Time: Noon - 1:30 pm.
Where: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (U of T) 252 Bloor St. West, (St. George Subway Station),
Room: 3-104 *No registration required

To watch online: click here

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Investing for Impact - Andrea Cohen Barrack, CEO of the Ontario Trillium Foundation

Date: 
Wed, 2014-01-22 12:00 - 13:30

First SEC Speaker Series of 2014

Presenters:

  • Andrea Cohen Barrack, CEO of the Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • Bryan Smale, Director of the Canadian Index of Wellbeing housed in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo
  • Robin Cory, Colbeck Strategic Advisors

This talk, speakers intend to explore deeper conversation about "Investing for Impact." The discussion will explore:

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Strategic Philanthropy 2.0

Date: 
Wed, 2013-11-20 12:00 - 13:30

Presenter: John Cawley: Director of Programs and Operations.

In this talk, John Cawley intends to explore deeper conversation about "Strategic Philanthropy 2.0." The discussion will explore:

  • Working with partners on complex problems
  • Integrating granting with impact investment
  • Questions for evaluation and learning

When: Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 Time: Noon - 1:30 pm. Where: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (U of T) 252 Bloor St. West, (St. George Subway Station), Room 3-104 *No registration required

Presenter Bio

John Cawley: Director of Programs and Operations.

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