The social impact sector has a mental health crisis looming — here’s what to do about it

Why It Matters

The social impact sector is arguably more needed than ever, as Canadians recover from the devastating social and economic impacts of the pandemic. But years of deprioritizing mental wellness combined with a massive global crisis has led to a burned out, stressed workforce — ultimately hurting the communities it serves, too.

5 ways to get social purpose organizations on board with climate action

Why It Matters

Climate change will (and has already begun to) have vast implications on the social impact world. From rising food insecurity to homelessness to poor health, a range of gaps NGOs are working to close will be widened by the changing climate. To address this interconnected crisis, organizations across the social sector need to get on the same page.

The digital divide has reached emergency status, experts say

Why It Matters

The COVID-19 pandemic is requiring many essential services, from healthcare to education, to shift online. When communities don’t have equal internet access, they are effectively cut off. Digital inequity is a long-standing issue, but experts say it’s now an emergency.