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Opportunities to create Social Change	<br />Understanding the process of transformative social change and how young people...
Young people are catalysts for transformative change<br />&quot;Young people should be at the forefront of global change a...
Greenpeace<br />
PASSION<br />
MEANING<br />My friend Kristina Lugo, recent BMath University of Waterloo grad in Malawi – July 2009<br />
Social Enterprise<br />
Is getting involved the answer?<br />Or is it only part of the solution?<br />Photo courtesy: www.50waystohelp.com<br />
161,000 <br />Registered charities and nonprofit organizations in Canada. Source: National Survey of Nonprofit and Volunta...
$112 billion<br />In revenues generated from voluntary sector; $9 billion inform of donations. Source: Imagine Canada – Lo...
2 billion<br />Hours of volunteer time<br />Source: Imagine Canada – Looking into and out for Canada’s nonprofits<br />
2 million<br />Full-time equivalent workers<br />Source: Imagine Canada – Looking into and out for Canada’s nonprofits<br />
And yet we still see many problems in the world today<br />Photo courtesy:https://townipproject.wikispaces.com/file/view/H...
Perhaps the issue is much  more COMPLEX<br />
SIMPLE<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />Photo courtesy: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ginnerobot/324540...
COMPLICATED<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />Photo courtesy: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr<br />
COMPLEX<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />Photo courtesy: http://www.flickr.com/photos/novecentino/9793...
Hamilton Roundtable for<br /> 						Poverty Reduction<br />Making Hamilton the Best Place to Raise a Child<br />www.hamilt...
Social Innovation<br />Initiative Product Process<br />Social System<br />profoundly changes<br />Basic Routines<br />Reso...
Social Innovation<br />Recognizable stages and phases<br />Linked to dynamics<br />RESILIENT<br />systems<br />The Social ...
Social Innovation<br />Broad Impact<br />Durability<br />Scale<br />The Social Innovation Dynamic – Frances Westley, SiG@W...
Routine Change<br />Conservation<br />K<br />Foreloop<br />Growth<br /> r<br />Steve Carpenter, srcarpen@wisc.edu<br />
Turbulent Change<br />Release<br /><br />Backloop<br />Reorganization<br /><br />Steve Carpenter, srcarpen@wisc.edu<br />
2. The idea is developed<br />4. An “established” innovation<br />Stored<br />Released<br />Variety<br />Sameness<br />3. ...
The birth, growth, destruction and renewal of a forest<br />courtesy Brenda Zimmerman (bzimmerman@schulich.yorku.ca)<br />...
The birth, growth, destruction and renewal of a forest<br />courtesy Brenda Zimmerman (bzimmerman@schulich.yorku.ca)<br />...
The birth, growth, destruction and renewal of a forest<br />courtesy Brenda Zimmerman (bzimmerman@schulich.yorku.ca)<br />...
The birth, growth, destruction and renewal of a forest<br />courtesy Brenda Zimmerman (bzimmerman@schulich.yorku.ca)<br />...
2. The idea is developed<br />4. An “established” innovation<br />Stored<br />Released<br />Variety<br />Sameness<br />3. ...
Changing the questions changes the focus<br />Changes what is ‘analyzed’ <br />Changes what is seen as possible or impossi...
www.myidea.uwaterloo.ca<br />Next Steps<br />
Renjie Butalid<br />renjie@sigeneration.ca<br />www.renjie.ca<br />www.twitter.com/renjiewww.facebook.com/renjie<br />
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Opportunities To Create Social Change

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SiG@Waterloo workshop that I ran at WCRI on July 16, 2009

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Opportunities To Create Social Change

  1. 1. Opportunities to create Social Change <br />Understanding the process of transformative social change and how young people can become a part of the movement<br />Renjie Butalid, SiG@Waterloo - July 16, 2009<br />
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  3. 3. Young people are catalysts for transformative change<br />&quot;Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace.”<br /> - Kofi Annan<br />
  4. 4. Greenpeace<br />
  5. 5. PASSION<br />
  6. 6. MEANING<br />My friend Kristina Lugo, recent BMath University of Waterloo grad in Malawi – July 2009<br />
  7. 7. Social Enterprise<br />
  8. 8. Is getting involved the answer?<br />Or is it only part of the solution?<br />Photo courtesy: www.50waystohelp.com<br />
  9. 9. 161,000 <br />Registered charities and nonprofit organizations in Canada. Source: National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations<br />
  10. 10. $112 billion<br />In revenues generated from voluntary sector; $9 billion inform of donations. Source: Imagine Canada – Looking into and out for Canada’s nonprofits<br />
  11. 11. 2 billion<br />Hours of volunteer time<br />Source: Imagine Canada – Looking into and out for Canada’s nonprofits<br />
  12. 12. 2 million<br />Full-time equivalent workers<br />Source: Imagine Canada – Looking into and out for Canada’s nonprofits<br />
  13. 13. And yet we still see many problems in the world today<br />Photo courtesy:https://townipproject.wikispaces.com/file/view/Homelessdude.jpg<br />
  14. 14. Perhaps the issue is much more COMPLEX<br />
  15. 15. SIMPLE<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />Photo courtesy: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ginnerobot/3245408401/<br />
  16. 16. COMPLICATED<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />Photo courtesy: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr<br />
  17. 17. COMPLEX<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />Photo courtesy: http://www.flickr.com/photos/novecentino/979303548/<br />
  18. 18. Hamilton Roundtable for<br /> Poverty Reduction<br />Making Hamilton the Best Place to Raise a Child<br />www.hamiltonpoverty.ca<br />
  19. 19. Social Innovation<br />Initiative Product Process<br />Social System<br />profoundly changes<br />Basic Routines<br />Resource & Authority Flows or Beliefs<br />The Social Innovation Dynamic – Frances Westley, SiG@Waterloo<br />
  20. 20. Social Innovation<br />Recognizable stages and phases<br />Linked to dynamics<br />RESILIENT<br />systems<br />The Social Innovation Dynamic – Frances Westley, SiG@Waterloo<br />
  21. 21. Social Innovation<br />Broad Impact<br />Durability<br />Scale<br />The Social Innovation Dynamic – Frances Westley, SiG@Waterloo<br />
  22. 22. Routine Change<br />Conservation<br />K<br />Foreloop<br />Growth<br /> r<br />Steve Carpenter, srcarpen@wisc.edu<br />
  23. 23. Turbulent Change<br />Release<br /><br />Backloop<br />Reorganization<br /><br />Steve Carpenter, srcarpen@wisc.edu<br />
  24. 24. 2. The idea is developed<br />4. An “established” innovation<br />Stored<br />Released<br />Variety<br />Sameness<br />3. The idea is launched as a product, process or organization<br />1. An idea is born<br />The Social Innovation Dynamic – Frances Westley, SiG@Waterloo<br />
  25. 25. The birth, growth, destruction and renewal of a forest<br />courtesy Brenda Zimmerman (bzimmerman@schulich.yorku.ca)<br />Little CAPITAL STORED Much<br />1<br />Creative Destruction<br /> Weak CONNECTEDNESS Strong<br />
  26. 26. The birth, growth, destruction and renewal of a forest<br />courtesy Brenda Zimmerman (bzimmerman@schulich.yorku.ca)<br />2<br />Renewal/Exploration<br />Reorganization or Exploration<br />Little CAPITAL STORED Much<br />1<br />Release or Creative Destruction<br /> Weak CONNECTEDNESS Strong<br />
  27. 27. The birth, growth, destruction and renewal of a forest<br />courtesy Brenda Zimmerman (bzimmerman@schulich.yorku.ca)<br />Little CAPITAL STORED Much<br />3<br />Exploitation<br /> Weak CONNECTEDNESS Strong<br />
  28. 28. The birth, growth, destruction and renewal of a forest<br />courtesy Brenda Zimmerman (bzimmerman@schulich.yorku.ca)<br /> 4<br />Conservation<br />Little CAPITAL STORED Much<br />3<br />Exploitation<br /> Weak CONNECTEDNESS Strong<br />
  29. 29. 2. The idea is developed<br />4. An “established” innovation<br />Stored<br />Released<br />Variety<br />Sameness<br />3. The idea is launched as a product, process or organization<br />1. An idea is born<br />The Social Innovation Dynamic – Frances Westley, SiG@Waterloo<br />
  30. 30. Changing the questions changes the focus<br />Changes what is ‘analyzed’ <br />Changes what is seen as possible or impossible<br />Frances Westley, SiG@Waterloo<br />
  31. 31. www.myidea.uwaterloo.ca<br />Next Steps<br />
  32. 32. Renjie Butalid<br />renjie@sigeneration.ca<br />www.renjie.ca<br />www.twitter.com/renjiewww.facebook.com/renjie<br />

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