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

Risk-taking in Philanthropy with the Laidlaw Foundation

Date: 
Wed, 2013-09-25 12:00 - 13:30

Upcoming Speaker Series

Co-Presenters for this Speaker Series with the Laidlaw Foundation:

Co-presenters

Violetta Ilkiw - Strategic Initiatives, Laidlaw Foundation
John Fox - Chair, Board of Directors, Laidlaw Foundation
Phyllis Novak - Artistic Director, SKETCH Working Arts

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Build your Capacity this fall with workshops from the Social Economy Centre.


The Social Economy Centre announces 2013-14 workshops:

Please note we have updated our rules for certificates:

  • For the Social Economy Certificate: Participants should have completed 5 workshops with the Social Economy Centre within the last 2 years.
  • For the Social Economy Certificate in Human Resource Management: Participants should have completed 3 Human Resource Management workshops within the last two years. One course must be Human Resource Management in NonProfit Organizations.

Build your Capacity this fall with workshops from the Social Economy Centre.

Fall Workshops

Shared Platforms: Innovations in Administration for the Charitable Sector

Date: 
Wed, 2013-04-17 12:00 - 13:30

Tides Canada provides innovative philanthropic, financial, and project management services for change makers – philanthropists, foundations, activists and civil organizations. As experts who share your values, they work on issues like water and oceans, environmental conservation, climate and energy solutions, food, the Arctic, social inclusion and civic engagement.

Margaret Dickson, Director, Tides Canada Initiatives
Janet Fitzsimmons,
Coordinator, Resident Leadership Strategies, East Scarborough Storefront
Cheryl May, Project Director, The Base

In this talk, the speakers will discuss:
·         What is a shared platform?
·         What are the benefits of a shared platform?
·         Shared platforms in action: Tides Canada Initiatives, Storefront Neighbourhood Trust, the Base

Bring your lunch and a mug. Water, coffee, tea, and fresh-baked snacks from Lemon & Allspice will be provided. For more information, please contact us at secspeakerseries@gmail.com

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Social Enterprise Partnerships For People With Disabilities In Taiwan

Date: 
Wed, 2013-03-20 12:00 - 13:30

Co-presenters

Shulan Tien - PhD Candidate of Psychology at Fu-Jen University, consultant and counselor working with disability organizations in Taiwan
Timothy Maxwell - Business Relations Manager, The Learning Enrichment Foundation and member of Social Enterprise Toronto Steering Committee

Part 1: Demonstrate the different types of social enterprises and employment in Taiwan

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Speaker Series: Social Enterprises and the new wave of food and farming co-operatives

Date: 
Wed, 2013-02-13 12:00 - 13:30

Social Enterprises and the new wave of food and farming co-operatives.

Presenters for this Speaker Series:
Hannah Renglich, Glenn Valliere, and Randy Whitteker

Join us to explore:

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