May 13, 2014
Video: RECODE Webinar
Watch our May 13, 2014 webinar on RECODE to learn more about this new initiative.
This video describes “Timeraiser” as speed dating for volunteerism
Video: Timeraiser: Volunteer Much?
This video describes how “Timeraiser” benefits artists, organizations, and volunteers.
This video describes “Timeraiser” from an artist’s perspective.
Video: 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.
Video: Stephen Huddart, The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation — Challenges Facing the Community Sector
Stephen talks about the challenges facing the Canadian community sector, including a lack of resources, a need for training, and difficulty for organizations to recruit people. Through providing a short history of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) — a collaboration between Plan Institute, University of Waterloo, MaRS, and the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation — Stephen sets the stage for describing Innoweave and the Platformation learning event.
Video: Matt Thompson, Mozilla Drumbeat, a Mozilla Foundation project — How the Web won’t Change the World...but Web Thinking Might
Matt talks about the value of failures and the need for humility when working with technology: It’s not a panacea, and won’t save the world. Matt poses five thought-provoking questions to frame how people and organizations can use technology to make an impact on digital strategies.
Video: Matt Thompson, Mozilla Drumbeat, a Mozilla Foundation project — Six Words that can Change Your (Digital) Life
Matt distils his philosophy of digital strategy into a mere six words that have a big impact: “Think small. Work open. Do less.” Matt explains how these ideas can change the way your organizational culture can become nimble and adaptive.
Video: Tatiana Fraser and Juniper Glass, Girls Action Foundation — A Brief Overview of Girls Action Foundation
Tatiana and Juniper provide a brief overview of Girls Action Foundation and what their organization has done regarding peer learning, and how they are becoming more innovative about communicating impact in a collaborative context.
Dave provides a brief overview of Meal Exchange, sharing concerns about information transfer and being efficient with data management.