500 in Five, a new strategic plan for Youth Without Shelter

In this episode Lynn is joined by Steve Doherty, Executive Director, and Mike Burnett, Community Engagement and Education Specialist, from Youth Without Shelter in Etobicoke, ON. Steve and Mike detail the "500 in Five" Strategic Plan and all that went into its development. This includes the inclusion of lived voices from youth at [...]

By |2019-11-14T10:50:51-05:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Evaluation, Impact Clarity, Measurement, Podcast, Strategy, Youth|0 Comments

Doris Buffett’s Legacy: doubling impact by empowering young philanthropists, with Amy Kingman

In this episode, Lynn chats with Amy Kingman, Executive Director of the Learning by Giving Foundation (LxG) about experiential philanthropy. Founded by Doris Buffett, LxG teaches and empowers students to make wise grants of Buffett's capital to community-based nonprofits. Resources: Learning by Giving Foundation: https://learningbygivingfoundation.org/ Letters Foundation: https://letters.foundation Amy Kingman on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-kingman-a639793/ [...]

By |2019-08-22T18:41:51-04:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Philanthropy, Podcast, Social Innovation, Youth|0 Comments

Hamilton Healthy Birth Weights Coalition, with Vanessa Parlette

The audio quality of this episode is a little patchier than we'd like at the beginning. Keep listening, it's worth it. Vanessa Parlette reflects on the successes of the Hamilton Healthy Birth Weights Coalition. She and Sally discuss the broad community engagement in the work and how they engaged meaningfully with young people [...]

By |2019-05-28T21:42:54-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Collective Impact, Measurement, Podcast, Youth|0 Comments

Youth CI Learning Circle 3.0

We recently had the pleasure of facilitating the Laidlaw Foundation's third annual Youth CI Learning Circle. Representatives from collectives, grant recipients and partners from all stages of the Youth Collective Impact process gathered to share their experiences working on Collective Impact initiatives for youth in Ontario. New insights about youth engagement, focusing on impact, relationship building, data [...]

Thanks and farewell to Evgeny

Social Impact Advisors has been working on our launch and B Corp certification since March this year with the help of an amazing young man.  Evgeny Bezlyudnyy came to us through AIESEC at the University of Toronto.  He is finishing his undergraduate degree at Akademika Anokhina in Moscow and will be starting his Masters degree [...]

By |2019-05-28T20:54:34-04:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: News, Youth|0 Comments