Evergreen Brick Works: A Social Enterprise

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 12-1:30pm

***Free - No registration required

This event will also be webcast live.  View the webcast here.

Evergreen Brick Works is operated by Evergreen, a national charity that makes cities more livable. Since 1991, Evergreen has helped half a million Canadians transform their local landscapes. By deepening the connection between people and nature, and empowering Canadians to take a hands-on approach to their urban environments, Evergreen is improving the health of our cities—now and for the future.


Tara Rogerson, Associate Director of Social Enterprise at Evergreen, describes her experience while starting a multi-million dollar social enterprise within an established charity.

Anthony Westenberg, Manager of Public Relations, shares his experience in building a social enterprise from a marketing perspective.

The panel will focus on:

  • Evergreen Brick Works’ Social Enterprise model;
  • What is necessary to make a social enterprise work; and
  • The challenges encountered and overcome along the social enterprise’s development

Location: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto,
252 Bloor St. West, (St. George Subway Station) Room 3-104

Bring your lunch and a mug. Water, coffee, tea, and fresh-baked snacks from Lemon & Allspice
will be provided.

For more information, please contact Andrea at secspeakerserie@oise.utoronto.ca

For webcast instructions, please visit: http://socialeconomycentre.ca/webcast-instructions