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Embracing Risk in the Shift from “Program Thinking” to “Social Change Thinking”


These are a few paragraphs from the article Embracing Risk in the Shift from “Program Thinking” to “Social Change Thinking” published in Non-Profit Quarterly on July 30, 2012. Please read the entire article: comments are most welcome! I was intrigued … Continue reading

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Transcript of Nonprofit Spark audio broadcast: “A nonprofit reinvents itself: LiveWorkPlay takes on social change”


¬†This is an unofficial transcript. A big thanks to Jennifer Harris for transcription. Nonprofit Spark: ¬†April 16, 2012 A nonprofit reinvents itself: LiveWorkPlay takes on social change Interview with Keenan Wellar, Co-Leader, LiveWorkPlay.ca (Transcript of Audio Broadcast) Welcome to Nonprofit … Continue reading

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Everyday Heroes: Meet Your Neighbours


This blog entry was inspired by the recent release of a video created as part of an action research project by Concordia University professor Ann-Louise Davidson in collaboration with LiveWorkPlay and its members. If you are not touched by these … Continue reading

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Of Outputs & Outcomes: A Great Week


I spend a lot of time working on marketing and communications (what’s the difference?) with LiveWorkPlay. I believe in outcomes, not outputs, but the challenge of that perspective is outcomes are really hard! Pushing out old school press releases, or … Continue reading

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Ottawa Bus Riders Await Their Fate


UPDATE! EVENING AND WEEKEND SERVICE FOR ROUTE 16 IS NOW RECOMMENDED TO CONTINUE! To everyone who wrote letters, sent emails, made phone calls, made presentations, and attended the public consultations, thank you for making your voice heard. Special thanks to … Continue reading

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City of Ottawa Advisory Committees Exist for Citizen Engagement (So Use Them!)


I spent a disturbing couple of hours at City Hall in the Champlain Room on Friday afternoon. The occasion was a Special Meeting called by the Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC). The mandate of the Accessibility Advisory Committee is defined by … Continue reading

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