Economics of Social Change
Harness new tools in this 5-part workshop series designed for individuals passionate about community that are curious how to apply an economic lens to social issues. Grow your understanding of the connections between the local economy, community development and social change in areas such as food security, affordable housing and local job creation.
April 26-October 10, 2019
A hands-on encounter at the Banff Centre with and for social-venture leaders. Attendees will work with 70 other innovators in a highly interactive and intensive format. It will be an opportunity to innovate, connect, breathe, disrupt, rejuvenate and shake things up.
June 5-7, 2019
Thrive’s Community Huddle
Our annual community celebration brings together our community partners, staff, and program alumni to collaborate on new enterprising ideas that bring community economic development to the forefront.
2019 Date TBD
Join a group of 10 change-makers in this practical hands-on program to bring your social-change idea to reality through business. Over 12 weeks you’ll attend business start-up classes to complete a full business plan that ensures your social cause is truly creating positive, sustainable social impact in your community. You’ll also meet with a business coach, 1-on-1, weekly for 24 weeks – all FREE!
Fall 2019 Cohort TBD