Focusing on rights can help us eliminate poverty

Maytree and The Philanthropist started our series on Poverty and Human Rights in Canada a little more than a year ago. For us, it was an opportunity to explore ideas about solving poverty using a human rights approach, and to share them with other organizations working in this field. Human rights include civil, political, economic,…

150 Profiles: Angela Crockwell

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Angela Crockwell Current role in the sector: Executive Director for Thrive, a charitable youth organization in St. John’s, Newfoundland Years working and/or volunteering in…

150 Profiles: Wendy MacDermott

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Wendy MacDermott Current role in the sector: Executive Director, United Way serving Saint John, Kings, Charlotte What was your first job in the…

150 Profiles: Debra Kerby

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Debra Kerby Current role in the sector: President and CEO, Canadian Feed The Children Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  Eighteen years….

Sept ans plus tard : retour sur l’article Patterns, Principles and Practices in Social Innovation

Cet article est le deuxième d’une série consacrée à l’innovation sociale. À certaines heures, non seulement l’avenir mais aussi le présent semblent bien obscurs. C’est ne pas voir comme le monde où nous vivons est déjà transformé, et non seulement par des cauchemars comme le réchauffement planétaire et la mondialisation, mais aussi par des rêves de…

150 Profiles: Markus Stadelmann-Elder

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Markus Stadelmann-Elder Current role in the sector: Communications Director, Maytree Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  15 Can you describe a defining…

150 Profiles: Firoozeh Radjai

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Firoozeh Radjai Current role in the sector:  Director of Philanthropy, YWCA Toronto Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 22 years Can you…