College to host panel discussion on Collective Impact movement

Image Credit: Okanagan College

OKANAGAN - It is becoming more widely understood that collaboration is the key to creating value and accelerating change in communities. Gone are the days when organizations worked in silos to address complex social issues. This collective impact model offers a framework for achieving social change at a community level and an upcoming panel discussion hosted by Okanagan College will help unravel the complexities of collective impact.

The College’s Scotiabank Centre for Non Profit Excellence will host the free panel discussion on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 2 – 5 p.m. in the atrium of Okanagan College.

Panelists, Kevin McCort from Vancouver Foundation, Laurence East of Metro Community, and Ellen Boelcke from Kelowna Community Resources will be sharing their experiences and informing attendees about collaborative initiatives in the community.

“The panel will provide an opportunity for engaged individuals in Kelowna to gather and discuss some key issues in our community and formulate ideas about how we would like to see change take place,” explains Dr. Sheilagh Seaton from Okanagan College’s School of Business. “Collective impact has becomes such a hot topic in the Okanagan and we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to bring individuals together to share information and best practices.”

Okanagan College’s Scotiabank Centre for Non Profit Excellence offers workshops and creates resources to assist non-profit organizations.

For more information about the event and for free tickets for the Collective Impact and Collaboration Panel please visit https://npcpanel.eventbrite.ca.


FYI contains information submitted from the public and is displayed exactly as it was received. Information is clearly attributed in bylines and not created by iNFOnews.ca staff. For more information, please contact the referring organization. If you have questions about FYI, or would like to submit information to FYI, please send directly to fyi@infonews.ca.


FILE PHOTO: Hasia Glaim at the MMJ Total Health Centre downtown Vernon.
“We still have fight left in us”: Vernon cannabis shop forced to close
VERNON - One of Vernon’s first cannabis shops is closing its doors at the end of the week to avoid stiff fines from the City. Hasia Glaim and Jeff Gaudette of MMJ Total Health Care revealed themselves as one of four businesses that di

Top News