Social Innovation Exchange - May

2016 Vital Signs Sneak Peek

Taking the pulse of London and Middlesex, London’s Vital Signs measures the vitality of our community by examining issues that are significant to well-being and quality of life. At the May Social Innovation Exchange, London Community Foundation will be announcing this year’s focus area for its 2016 Vital Signs report. Join us for a dynamic discussion on the state of our community.

Welcome & About Vital Signs: Martha Powell, President & CEO, London Community Foundation
Sneak Peek: 2016 Vital Signs Report- Brad Duncan, Former Chief of Police, Vital Signs Advisory Committee
The Why: Impact story- Barhet Woldemariam and Jennifer Vale, Coordinators for Homes 4 Women London

Born of Pillar’s initiative to create a London social innovation shared space, now called Innovation Works, the Social Innovation Exchange is a monthly gathering for cross-sector innovators, entrepreneurs and collaborators to come together for vital conversations.  

Using the London Community Foundation Vital Signs community report ( as its launch pad, the 2016 Exchange will focus on key issues impacting our city. 

Each month will be a different topic jointly led by Pillar Nonprofit Network and London Community Foundation. 

The Exchange will take place at Goodwill Industries on the 3rd Wednesday morning of the month from 7:30-9:00 am: 

  • January 20
  • February 17
  • March 16
  • April 20
  • May 18
  • June 15 

Target Audience: Cross-sector innovators, entrepreneurs, collaborators and community-builders 

The Social Innovation Exchange is being presented in partnership with Goodwill Industries, London Community Foundation, Ontario Trillium Foundation and Pillar Nonprofit Network.


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