Social Innovation Sydney Birthday Celebration 2012 – TONIGHT!

It’s our Social Innovation Sydney birthday and we’d love it if friends and supporters could join us to celebrate.

Join us at The City Hotel, Corner of King & Kent Street, Sydney at 6.30pm

MORE INFO & RSVP HERE

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BULLY Advance Screening – The Community Brave Foundation

If you care about  the issue of bullying then you might be interested in this screening of the film BULLY: A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

The screening will be hosted by The Community Brave Foundation and you can RSVP here for tickets to the screening on 22nd August 2012

The Community Brave Foundation is excited to announce its next community event, a special advance screening of award-winning documentary, Bully, on August 22. Directed by Sundance and Emmy-award winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch, Bully is a beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary that looks deep into the issues of bullying in America.

The screening will be hosted by Sydney journalist Shelley Horton. Guest speakers will be media personalities Charlotte Dawson and Adam Williams. Horton, Dawson and Williams have all participated in the ‘You’re Not Alone’ online video campaign, with each have sharing deeply personal stories regarding bullying and have called on volunteers for the Community Brave program.

“Bully is an amazing piece of film making and encapsulates the dramatic impact that bullying has on our youth. The messages of Bully align perfectly with the work we are doing with Community Brave. We are very proud to be partnering with Roadshow to be able to bring you this special advance screening,” – The Community Brave Foundation chairman, Rami Mandow.

Video of Bruce Piasecki @sibsyd ‘Doing more with less’

NY Times best selling author of Doing More with Less, Bruce Piasecki spoke to Social Innovation Sydney at COFA last week:

‘Doing More with Less: Innovation Routes for Families and Firms in a Swift and Severe World’

Bruce covered cases and examples he has seen of successful innovation, adaptation and response to change and the need to shift toward more sustainable approaches.

Video of his talk follows below.

Huge thanks to Bruce for taking the time to discuss his ideas with us.

Free talk: Bruce Piasecki – Doing More With Less, Thursday 2 August 2012

NY Times best selling author of Doing More with Less, Bruce Piasecki is in Australia for a short time and has kindly allowed us to host a talk and Q and A session titled:

‘Doing More with Less: Innovation Routes for Families and Firms in a Swift and Severe World’

Bruce will be covering cases and examples he has seen of successful innovation, adaptation and response to change and the need to shift toward more sustainable approaches.

You will have the opportunity to hear of the work he has been doing with Toyota, Shaw industries, FMC and other enterprises, innovation labs, and individuals.

He’s excited to be connecting with Social Innovators in Australia and looking forward to hearing ideas from Aussie social innovators.

Venue: COFA Paddington
Time: 7.00 p.m.
Date: Thursday, 2nd August 2012

>>Free Registration Here