Social Six Innovation Competition

Social Six presents the Innovation Competition, this is a special youth program run by Pillar Nonprofit Network throughout the month of August. The program focuses on social innovation and empowering young people to be changemakers in their community. As a participant you will gain the opportunity to tackle an important community issue, gain crucial entrepreneurial experience and learn about key social competencies. Choose an issue, brainstorm solutions and pitch your ideas. No experience, no worries, we will mentor you through the entire process!

Details about the program:

  • Includes six sessions in which you will learn about social innovation 

  • In groups you will tackle a key issue and create idea pitches

  • Full participation in the pitch competition (sessions 1,2,6) will allow you to earn the Social Six certificate and volunteer hours

  • The final session of this program will be a pitch competition 

  • Target Audience: Youth ages 14-25 can participate

About the pitch competition:

  • Participants will showcase their entrepreneurial social ventures to a panel of judges

  • Each venture will be mentored through the innovation process

  • The highest ranked pitch will win the Social Six Young Innovators Award, a cash prize and recognition across Pillar Nonprofit Network 

Schedule:

Session # 1: July 29th 7 - 8pm

Session # 2: Aug 5th 7 - 8pm

Session # 3, 4, 5: At the discretion of your team (a mentor will facilitate these work periods)

Session # 6: Aug 27th 7 - 9 pm 

Register today to secure your spot: https://bit.ly/socialsixinnovation

Learn more about Pillar Nonprofit Network’s Social Six program


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