How social service agencies can help build a collaborative and caring economy

Social service non-profit organizations are uniquely placed to leverage their community relationships and assets in ways that would make a practical and significant contribution to creating systems of economic inclusion and democratic participation. We urgently need these contributions in our current context, where traditional economic pathways to opportunity are greatly hampered. Without a strengthened foundation…

Assisting and Working with Social Service Agencies in Difficult Times: The Role of the Private Sector

JOHN N. ECONOMIDES Assistant Treasurer and Chairman, Corporate Donations Committee, Imasco Limited As background to this article readers should understand that what I have to say is essentially restricted to the policy and practices oflmasco and to my 10 years’ experience as Chairman of the company’s Corporate Donations Committee. The Committee reports to the Executive…