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February 2019

Edmonton NextGen MEAET Pitch Event

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm MST
Edmonton NextGen Edmonton, Canada + Google Map
15$

Edmonton’s NextGen is excited to present Lunch MEAET - a micro-funding event that showcases local initiatives - with a scrumptious lunch twist on Saturday, February 23! Over lunch, you will hear pitches from local independent projects, initiaves, and businesses that have a mental health or wellness component. Listen to the pitches and get to know the presenters, then vote on your favourite one. Votes will be tallied and $10 of your ticket price will go to the winning pitch; helping their project succeed…

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RainForest LWOL

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm MST
Work Nicer Coworking (Beaver House), #100, 10158 103 Street ,
Edmonton,, AB T5J 0X6 Canada
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Free

February 27th - Colin Bramm of Showbie Your classroom, connected. From assignments to collaboration, Showbie helps you bring your classroom together in one simple, easy to use app. Grab your lunch and join us at the new Work Nicer location in the historic Beaver House building! You will join other entrepreneurs (both emerging and experienced), investors, researchers, students, and a broad range of ecosystem helpers at this informal gathering of individuals who want help diversify the Alberta economy by supporting innovators…

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RoundHouse Workshop #2

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm MST
RoundHouse MacEwan University, 11110 104Ave
Edmontnon, Alberta Canada
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54.06$

The Changing Nature of Business - February 27, 2019, 2-5 p.m. There is a growing responsibility worldwide for business to go beyond financial return to shareholders to seek a greater community benefit that prioritizes people and place. As a result, new ways of doing business are emerging. This workshop will explore the changing nature of business and the role of social enterprise and cooperatives to address social issues, for example: energy transition (climate change), housing, food security, local job creation,…

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MacEwan University – Black History Month Event

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm MST
MacEwan University, 10460 105 Street Northwest
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Free

February 28, 2019: 5:30 – 7 p.m. Location: CN Theatre Black History Month Close-Out Event Enjoy an evening of spoken word and performance from local Edmonton artists with a special keynote address by Edmonton’s Poet Laureate Ahmed Knowmadic. Take part or just enjoy in what is sure to be powerful and inspiring close out-event of MacEwan’s Black History Month 2019. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome to attend!  

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March 2019

RoundHouse Event Workshop 3

March 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
RoundHouse MacEwan University, 11110 104Ave
Edmontnon, Alberta Canada
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54.06$

Strengthening Systems for Community Economies - March 27, 2019, 2-5 p.m. Building inclusive community economies often requires systems change to enable more community-based economic development. This workshop will explore the current opportunities to affect policy change towards a more just and equitable society for all. Learn how localizing spending and fostering community ownership build inclusive community economies. Facilitated by Brooks Hanewich.

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April 2019

RoundHouse Workshop #4

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm MDT
RoundHouse MacEwan University, 11110 104Ave
Edmontnon, Alberta Canada
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54.06$

Reconciliation and an Inclusive Economy - April 24, 2019, 2-5 p.m. Faced with growing income inequality and stubbornly high levels of poverty in communities across Canada, Reconciliation offers a new perspective on building the local economy. In this workshop, learn how Indigenous worldview intersects with community-based economic development and the opportunities to build a shared understanding that creates jobs and builds communities. Facilitated by Jacquelyn Cardinal.

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May 2019

Roundhouse Workshop #5

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm MDT
RoundHouse MacEwan University, 11110 104Ave
Edmontnon, Alberta Canada
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54.06$

Financing Social Change - May 29, 2019, 2-5 p.m. Social change efforts that fail often lack the financial foresight needed to create the social benefit they are seeking. This workshop will explore what financing tools exist to support social change efforts from grassroots lending circles and local investment to the growing impact investing sector. Learn from fearless pioneers that have succeeded in creating sustainable large-scale community change through different financing solutions. Facilitated by Jordan Reiniger.

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