RSA Canada Changemaker Series: Mobilizing communities for social change - RSA

RSA Canada Changemaker Series: mobilizing communities for social change

Fellowship events

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Canada: 9-10:30AM PDT / 12-1:30PM EDT

  • Social enterprise
  • Communities
  • Community engagement
  • Fellowship
  • Fellowship in Action
  • Global

New pathways and solutions for tackling Canada’s most pressing challenges are emerging in a post-COVID world. Can traditional models continue to be effective?

The Canada Changemaker Series explores concepts of innovation, community engagement and identity, and we're inviting Fellows and other community leaders to share how they’ve been navigating this rapidly changing landscape.

During our second online interactive event, “Mobilizing communities for social change,” Fellows will have the opportunity to meet with other changemakers and discuss initiatives that are supporting, connecting and mobilizing communities to drive practical solutions.

Moderator and Referee:

• Nishan Chelvachandran (FRSA) is an entrepreneur, adviser, and former UK Police Officer. He is the Founder and CEO of Iron Lakes; a human/enviro-centric tech consultancy based in Finland. Nishan supports growing hubs of Fellowship activity around the world as Global Fellowship Councillor.

Confirmed speakers:

• Michelle Baldwin (FRSA) is senior advisor for transformation at Community Foundations of Canada where she is exploring the future of philanthropy and societal transition for just and equitable communities. In her role as Executive Director of Pillar Nonprofit Network she founded and collaborated to create Innovation Works, a shared space for social innovators and VERGE Capital, a social finance program for Southwestern Ontario.

• Fizza Abbas (FRSA) is an addictions and mental health leader with a focus on equity and community mobilisation. In her current role as network coordinator for The New Mentality, Fizza works with youth leaders and mental health professionals from across Ontario to support and facilitate youth-led change within the mental health system.

• Catalina Roberts (FRSA) is a recent international relations graduate from the University of Calgary. She leads the Community Group at Innovative Communities.Org Foundation – a volunteer-driven charity focused on connecting communities with resources to relieve poverty and advance education.

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