For many social purpose organizations, Twitter has long been a tool to advocate for, and organize movements around, particular issues. Under Elon Musk’s ownership, the sector’s ability to communicate with citizens, journalists and policymakers is now at risk.
Over the last 50 years, the number of climate-related disasters has increased five-fold. While this disproportionately impacts Global South countries, Canada is not exempt from these disasters, as demonstrated by the British Columbia floods in 2021. With our country’s rapidly aging population and a declining workforce, Canadians could see overlapping humanitarian crises in the coming years, unless adequate solutions are found.
Studies show that non-profit organizations lag behind in digital adoption, transformation, literacy, and skills, despite knowing that digital capacity is a functional necessity. CCNDR’s innovative approach could help address many of the problems that plague this sector, including the lack of access, technological expertise, and funding, as well as equity issues.