Innovation doesn’t come from playing it safe: young impact leaders on why risk-taking is important to their work

Why It Matters

Youth intrapreneurs in the social impact world are pushing for change from inside organizations in powerful ways — but organizations holding onto conventional ways of operating might be stifling youth leaders from exploring creative and innovative solutions.

It’s 2023. Are you still using a ‘lip service’ land acknowledgement? There’s a better way — and a new Indigenous-led fundraising school is here to help.

Why It Matters

Indigenous people are donors, volunteers, partners and beneficiaries in the charitable sector. Non-Indigenous teams need to be well-equipped to respectfully engage with Indigenous people in all of these roles. It’s both basic respect, and it’s mission-critical for modern charitable organizations’ funding models.

How reverse-mentoring can help bring on “tsunamis of change” to the social impact world

Why It Matters

As young impact leaders enter the social impact world, they need spaces to teach generations before them on what works for youth in the workplace in order to shape the sector for the next generation.

“There is no wrong move”: young impact leaders on how life-changing career transitions led them into the social impact world

Why It Matters

Imposter syndrome and lack of mentorship can be major roadblocks for youth leaders who are starting out in their careers, trying to find their passions. But having the freedom and confidence to move fluidly in their professional life can lead young changemakers to find how they can make the greatest impact, young leaders say.

Bell Let’s Talk Chair Mary Deacon opens up about the “bold new era” — and controversial shift in advocacy

Why It Matters

More than 200 Canadians attempt suicide every day and opioid deaths have increased 90 per cent since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Knowing what mental health services are available could be a lifeline for those in crisis.