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  • the Prairie Hub Cultivate. Collaborate. Innovate. an initiative supported by iNSPiRED PRACTiCE
  • the question.
    • how can young Gen Yers and Gen Xers
    • here and everywhere
    • create their own opportunities
    • shape their community
    • marry their work with their values and
    • realize imaginative initiatives for a radically better world?
    When? Where? How?
  • the answer.
    • the Prairie Hub is
    • an inspirational and highly resourced space
    • where young social innovators can come together
    • to work, meet, learn and realize progressive ideas
    How the Hubstgo members in Santiago describe themselves.
  • the local.
    • Winnipeg has a tremendous opportunity
    • to develop flexible and
    • safe spaces where
    • established and young
    • social innovators can
    • become empowered to
    • dialogue and take risks
    • collaborate and test out ideas
    Abandoned space like this can be reclaimed and become a habitat for social innovators.
  • the global.
    • it’s time to put Winnipeg on the map
    • the Hub is a pipeline to the world
    • the Hub Network is comprised of established and emerging Hubs
    • located in cities around the world…
    • London, Bristol, Sao Paulo, Rotterdam, Brussels, Johannesburg,
    • Cairo, Mumbai, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam, Santiago and Halifax .
  • the habitat.
    • the Prairie Hub creates new kinds
    • of work and social space
    • to cultivate, collaborate and innovate for good
    Centre for Social Innovation 4 th Floor Workspace Commons
  • the definition.
    • Social innovation
    • is a new idea that…
    • adds social, environmental, economic & cultural
    • value to the community
    • creates new relationships between previously
    • separate individuals & groups
    • draws the best qualities from business, voluntary
    • & social mission sectors
    We’re ready to create lasting change. Are you?
  • the values.
    • Courage . A culture that supports risk-taking and leading by doing.
    • Conviviality . Thriving on generosity of spirit & interdependence.
    • Empowerment . Building capacity within ourselves.
    • Evolution. Changing the way we think about and look at the world.
    • Fun. Creating relationships and ground-breaking ideas through ‘play’.
    • Imagination . Seeing things not as they are, but as they could be.
    The Self Hub in Berlin
  • the amenities.
    • private office space
    • permanent desks
    • hot desks
    • meeting rooms
    • media room
    • a/v equipment
    • high-speed internet
    • photocopy and fax
    • kitchen facilities and café
    • project storage space and mailbox
    • telecommunication technology
    • resource library
    The Hub London 5 Torrens Street
  • the offering.
    • virtual tools and resources accessible 24/7
    • attract a diverse array of talented young people
    • from all fields and communities
    • facilitate connections and help to
    • ‘ make things happen’
    • develop a ‘social investors circle’
    • coordinate mentoring among
    • emerging & established innovators
    • plan training opportunities in
    • collaborative processes
    The Bristol Hub
  • the business model.
    • the Hub is an enterprise.
    • revenue is generated through
    • tenancy
    • rental of meeting space
    • consulting offered to emerging
    • collaborative projects
    The Hub London’s version of the ‘board room’
  • the people.
    • Social innovators are…
    • building a better world – one that is just, healthy, inclusive, sustainable, imaginative & community-oriented
    • we are entrepreneurs, artists, advocates, educators, community workers, planners and practitioners from all walks of life and all sectors
  • the work.
    • designing places and spaces
    • advancing corporate social responsibility
    • creating products with the environment in mind
    • rethinking international development
    • empowering participatory dialogue
    • enhancing communications
    • deploying art for social change
    • promoting health and well-being
    Members of The Hub Johannesburg gather
  • the design and space.
    • finish with durable, low-emission material
    • furnish with components designed with future disassembly, reuse and recycling in mind
    • bring mother earth into the space
    • facilitate collaboration through spatial design
    • feature informal spaces to eat, meet, read and relax
    • incorporate alternative power into the building fabric
    O Hub Sao Paulo design workshop in Brasil
  • the role of mentoring.
    • the Prairie Hub operates within a framework that
    • encourages and facilitates established innovators
    • in mentoring young innovators by sharing collective
    • wisdom, expertise and experience
    • young innovators in turn generate
    • new energy and possibilities for
    • established innovators and keep
    • them engaged in the community
    A question from The Hub Brussels first co-creation meeting
  • the hub.
  • inspired?
    • Thanks for your interest in growing the Prairie Hub.
    • We are always looking for inspired and
    • enthusiastic young innovators and mentors.
    • Email us at or check out
    • our blog at
    • Kristle, Leon, Maggie, Tyler & Krys
    • the Prairie Hub Cultivation Team