Chrysalis Society operates an innovative three-stage approach to women’s treatment and recovery that has been proven to significantly improve long-term outcomes for women in the Downtown Eastside. Standard recovery and treatment programs assume clients to be fairly cognitive and...
When it comes to social enterprise the organizations can easily measure and communicate the business metrics and data points but defining social impact has been a different story. The kicker in this situation is that the greater success of their organization and activities depends on our ability to demonstrate the impact of our work to staff, funders, clients, other stakeholders and the general public.
President Obama has created a new White House Office on Social Innovation and Civic Participation. The idea behind the new office is for government to work with nonprofit organizations to identify programs that are successful in addressing the tough social issues facing communities – homelessness, unemployment, education, etc. The goal would be to expand those programs across the country. The office will subsidize those innovative ideas.
A lot of effort culminated in last night's AGM and Grants Selection event;
Last Tuesday’s walking tour of the Downtown Eastside (DTES) was a powerful experience for Partners,