Beads 4 Bonds

IMG_1021Copy of IMG_3553Sasha has created a crafty social initiative focusing on the empowerment and social connection through her workshops called Beads4Bonds. She guides her participants through a technical jewellery making workshop, where they make a bracelet from start to finish and explore their creativity through beading. The intiative is self-sustaining as many of the bracelets will be running for students at George Brown College and for patients and their siblings at Sick Kids Hospital.

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Mobile Assistant and Resource Companion (MARC)

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This social initiative is centered around providing students with mental health issues with better access to counseling services by using conversation based assessments through an app to overcome barriers of stigma, accessibility and oppression.

Check out MARC and see what he can do! https://invis.io/Q6AX7MXZT

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Mindful Matters

Mindful Matters builds from a foundation that aims to:

Educate, Engage & Empower.

Each project, workshop, and online interaction has a mission to educate and share useful information on the basics of mindfulness to help others cultivate skills to live a more mindful life.

Engagement is also important and Mindful Matters will soon be offering an interactive workshop called Tiny Terrariums that focuses on connecting to the wisdom of nature to expand emotional intelligence.
Lastly, by educating and engaging we move towards our ultimate goal which is to empower others to utilize mindfulness as a skill to benefit and improve every area of life.

Catch us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themindfulmatters/

 

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Nookmis In(tent) Collective

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Nookmis Collective at Social Enterprise Market thanks to Student Association and SIHub

Amy and Jessie have created a 7-week series of self-guided, self-reflecting workshops built on the Seven Grandfather teachings based around the Medicine wheel that represents health, the cycles of life, harmony and connections.

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Rainbow Lunches

17917567_412196515839779_3551532191184878254_oRainbow Lunches are for 2SLGBTQI individuals and their allies where people can bring in their own lunch or access the limited food supply available. There will be discusssions on LGBTQI2S related themes and topics. The purpose is to provide a safer space for courageous conversations and challenge food security.

Dennis pivoted and instead coordinated health workshops for staff at his agency which served the 2SLGBTQI community.

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Hub Assistant

Copy of IMG_3537To assist with the administrative duties of the hub as well as assist with coordinating both the Social Innovation Hub Showcase and the Social Enterprise Marketplace.

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Green Well By Jay B

IMG_3422Green Well is a green initiative organization that sets out to inspire students and private citizens alike to explore and develop their knowledge of a balanced society through learning about urban farming and agriculture. One of the mission’ is to enlighten students to the option of farming while encouraging a more diverse option to being socially responsible through entrepreneurship. There is a hope to transform spaces and increase the value of green education while promoting the fair and subsistence farming.

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