WLU Global Citizenship Conference January 2010

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Slides from my workshop on Social Innovation, presented at the Wilfrid Laurier University Global Citizenship Conference, January 24, 2010

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  • However, let me begin by talking about why I am here in the first place… my passionsYOUNG PEOPLEpower and opportunities like never before to affect positive change in the worldat the tip of our fingersWHAT DOES THIS CHANGE LOOK LIKE?HOW DO YOU BRING IT DOWN TO REALITY?HOW DO YOU LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY?RISE OF THE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR
  • There should not be homeless shelters, food banks.
  • - The recipe is essential - Recipes are tested to assure replicability of later efforts- No particular expertise; knowing how to cook increases success- Recipe notes the quantity and nature of “parts” needed- Recipes produce standard products- Certainty of same results every time
  • - The recipe is essential - Recipes are tested to assure replicability of later efforts- No particular expertise; knowing how to cook increases success- Recipe notes the quantity and nature of “parts” needed- Recipes produce standard products- Certainty of same results every time
  • - Formulae are critical and necessary- Sending one rocket increases assurance that next will be ok- High level of expertise in many specialized fields & coordination- Separate into parts and then coordinate- Rockets similar in many critical ways- High degree of certainty of outcome
  • - Formulae have only a limited application- Raising one child gives no assurance of success with the next- Expertise can help but is not sufficient, relationships are key- Can’t separate parts from the whole- Every child is unique- Uncertainty of outcome remains
  • Hamilton has one of the highest rates of poverty in Ontario. In fact, 20% of our population—that’s almost 100,000 people—live in households with incomes below the poverty line. Rates are even higher for children under 14 (24%), seniors aged 65 and older (24%), the Aboriginal community (37%) and recent immigrants (50%). (Source: Hamilton Poverty Matrix, 2005)
  • Social innovation has recognizable stages and phases, linked to the dynamics of resilient systems.
  • Social innovation has recognizable stages and phases, linked to the dynamics of resilient systems.From an SI perspective resilience is, like sustainability, linked to the capacity to balance a healthy environment with a vibrant economy with social justice. It suggests, however, a focus on continuous change and a cross-scale dynamic rather than a stable state at any scale.
  • Social innovation has recognizable stages and phases, linked to the dynamics of resilient systems.
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  • WLU Global Citizenship Conference January 2010

    1. 1. “So you want to change the world?...”<br />Renjie Butalid<br />January 24, 2010<br />WLU Global Citizenship Conference 2010<br />
    2. 2. Kristina Lugo, Malawi<br />Melissa Richer, Brazil<br />meaning<br />MajidMirza, Pakistan<br />Ruby Ku, Botswana<br />
    3. 3. passion<br />
    4. 4. Is getting involved the answer?<br />Or is it only part of the solution?<br />Photo courtesy: www.50waystohelp.com<br />
    5. 5. 161,000 <br />Registered charities and nonprofit organizations in Canada. Source: National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations<br />
    6. 6. $112 billion<br />In revenues generated from voluntary sector; $9 billion in form of donations. Source: Imagine Canada – Looking into and out for Canada’s nonprofits<br />
    7. 7. 2 billion<br />Hours of volunteer time<br />Source: Imagine Canada – Looking into and out for Canada’s nonprofits<br />
    8. 8. 2 million<br />Full-time equivalent workers<br />Source: Imagine Canada – Looking into and out for Canada’s nonprofits<br />
    9. 9. And yet we still see many problems in the world today<br />Photo courtesy:https://townipproject.wikispaces.com/file/view/Homelessdude.jpg<br />
    10. 10. Perhaps the issue is much more COMPLEX<br />
    11. 11. SIMPLE<br />COMPLICATED<br />COMPLEX<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />
    12. 12. SIMPLE<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />Photo courtesy: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ginnerobot/3245408401/<br />
    13. 13. COMPLICATED<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />Photo courtesy: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr<br />
    14. 14. COMPLEX<br />Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed<br />Photo courtesy: http://www.flickr.com/photos/novecentino/979303548/<br />
    15. 15. Hamilton Roundtable for<br /> Poverty Reduction<br />Making Hamilton the Best Place to Raise a Child<br />www.hamiltonpoverty.ca<br />
    16. 16. 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 />
    17. 17. 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 />
    18. 18. Social Innovation<br />Broad Impact<br />Durability<br />Scale<br />The Social Innovation Dynamic – Frances Westley, SiG@Waterloo<br />
    19. 19. 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 />
    20. 20. 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 />
    21. 21. 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 />
    22. 22. 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 />
    23. 23. 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 />
    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. “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 />Photo courtesy ny156uk on Flickr<br />
    26. 26. Renjie Butalid<br />www.renjie.ca<br />www.twitter.com/renjiewww.facebook.com/renjie<br />renjie@sigeneration.ca<br />

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