Learning from Africa

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Written by Ian McCleave November 19, 2015 As I put the finishing touches to a book that has the rather ambitious working title of a World Without Charity, I have begun to reflect back on the many months of research and how my opinions have changed during my journey to uncover the truth about the… Read more »

Escape tribes that are kicking off in January

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Email I got from a friend at Escape the City – http://www.escapethecity.org/ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hello! Quick shout out to anyone who has friends who need to escape… There are a final couple of spaces remaining on both of the Tribes that are kicking off in January. If you have friends/family who are thinking of escaping and… Read more »

Open Cinema

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For Francesca: Christoph Warrack Open Cinema Impact Hub Westminster Open Cinema makes it possible for any community to have a cinema, and for it to offer them access to the world’s best culture and knowledge. Founded in 2009 and now a group of companies, a team of six is based at Impact Hub Westminster, Manchester… Read more »

Westminster Enterprise Week – #WEW2015 – Next steps

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This video makes useful points about young people and enterprise Westminster Enterprise Week – #WEW2015 More than half of young people in the UK aged 16 to 24 want to start their own business. To help them get their ideas off the ground, the council has launched an annual Westminster Enterprise Week to connect young… Read more »

Corporate social storytelling puts pressure on non-profits – Ellie Ward

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Corporate social storytelling puts pressure on non-profits (Relevant to the Dadamac Changemakers work on helping people to tell their stories – my italics ) Pressure on the non-profit sector to deliver effective social impact storytelling is increasing as more and more corporates seek to strengthen their brands using similar communications techniques and messaging. This was… Read more »

Antiuniversity of East London Festival Nov 20,21,22.

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Thanks to Tony Hall for this posted on Everything Unplugged . Conversations Facebook group. FRIDAY 20 NOVEMBER SATURDAY 21 NOVEMBER SUNDAY 22 NOVEMBER The ANTIUNIVERSITY NOW! festival is a collaborative experiment to revisit and reimagine the Antiuniversity of 1968 in a weekend of events inspired by the spirit, people and activities of the Antiuniversity of East London. The… Read more »

Welcome to Nigeria’s robot school!

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Welcome to Nigeria’s robot school! Today is UNESCO’s World Science Day for Peace and Development. To celebrate, read the story of ‘Project 10,000 Kids’ that aims to teach thousands of Nigerian schoolchildren how to build robots!  Can you imagine walking into a classroom when you were 10 and being told your task for the day was… Read more »

The Real Unemployment Innovation Challenge

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The Real Unemployment Innovation Challenge Where do we go from here? While unemployment rates in certain parts of the world appear to be slowly improving, unemployment in many other parts of the world remain stubbornly high and, in some cases, are even increasing. More fundamentally, there’s a growing concern that rising unemployment may be one… Read more »

#charitytech15

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There is still time to book a place at #charitytech15. Download the brochure today http://ow.ly/TllIF  (I did wonder if this might be relevant for Dadamac Foundation – but it’s a pricey thing so we won’t be there.)