Hopeful Economics UnConference Happening March 3-5

EDGE: A Network for Ministry Development, the social research and development arm of the United Church of Canada, invites people to gather virtually with partners from across the faith and social sectors during the first week in March to consider the question, “What is hopeful economics?” The “Hopeful Economics unconference” runs on March 3, 4,Continue reading “Hopeful Economics UnConference Happening March 3-5”

Welcome 2021!

Happy New Year everyone! 2021 is here. We here at the Community Innovation Hub are hard at work putting our plans for the new year into action. New projects on the horizon include: Our three-day virtual “Unconference” in March, designed for people interested in connecting and networking with others, leveraging our collective experience and ideasContinue reading “Welcome 2021!”

An Attitude of Gratitude!

Here in Ontario, Canada, where we at Community Innovation Hub live and work, Thanksgiving is this week-end. The COVID-19 pandemic makes this a different sort of Thanksgiving for Canada. Health officials and both the federal and provincial governments advise Canadians to keep Thanksgivings gatherings small and limited to immediate family, using Zoom to connect withContinue reading “An Attitude of Gratitude!”

Make Better Use of Buildings!

What? The United Church of Canada is going through changes. On September 21, UCC launched the United Property Resource Corporation to assist churches who are considering closing or merging with other congregations and selling their buildings to repurpose those buildings for positive community development. Community Innovation Hub encourages communities of faith to ask whether they’reContinue reading “Make Better Use of Buildings!”

Activate Seniors! Community Innovation Hub Kit Profile

Seniors across Canada and America use their skills, knowledge, experience to give back to their communities everyday. We can see examples everywhere of seniors running social enterprises and small businesses, and providing non-profits and charities with volunteer power. The Community Innovation Hub has created an Activate Seniors! Kit for communities and organizations wanting to buildContinue reading “Activate Seniors! Community Innovation Hub Kit Profile”

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