Tomorrow, August 31, is International Overdose Awareness Day. It is a day for remembering everyone we’ve lost. It’s also a day for action and connection. The opioid overdose crisis is huge, systemic, and overwhelming. Simultaneously, it is deeply personal.
The inaugural P.E.O.P.L.E. graduation ceremony will celebrate the first cohort of graduates from its program this evening.
Indigenous social innovation has been making headlines and we wanted to learn more. Here’s the start of a growing list.
As the newest member of our team, Jill brings a wealth of experience, including experience in social innovation and systems change and deep connections to the social impact and social enterprise ecosystems
As the team at Universal Access Design Inc. (UAD) has expanded, so has their breadth of work. UAD has been bringing wheelchairs into the wilderness! We’re featuring UAD’s important work for National AccessAbility Week 2019.
We are placing people people with lived experience into roles where they can make a difference in the lives of their peers.
World Creativity and Innovation Week (WCIW) is the kind of celebration we embrace at Urban Matters CCC.
Recently, Urban Matters’ Social Venture Developer Jerome Lengkeek visited the Reframe winners in person. His first stop was Kamloops, BC.
Urban Matters CCC President joins the Central Okanagan Journey Home Society’s inaugural board of directors
“As part of a company that is deeply invested in the wellbeing of communities across the country, I see this role as an opportunity to share my learnings as I continue to learn.”
It is important to reflect on the economic and social challenges that disproportionately impact newcomer women and, going forward, imagine the possibilities that emerge when we prioritize initiatives that will enable newcomer women to thrive.
This article is the first part of a series exploring how creative community design interventions can lead to better child development outcomes.