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August 24, 2016
On August 22nd, MP Peter Fragiskatos, London North and MP Kate Young, London West hosted a London based consultation for the Innovation Agenda with the Federal Government. Michelle Baldwin represented Pillar Nonprofit Network and Innovation Works and Lina Bowden represented VERGE Capital at the local consultation. Innovation is the path to inclusive growth that fosters a thriving middle class and opens our country to new economic, social and environmental possibilities... Read More
July 12, 2016
You may not have seen the trail of chairs (check out the Pillar moving parade here ), but many downtown Londoners received a show in June as the Pillar Nonprofit Network team rolled our chairs from the 2nd floor in Citi Plaza to 201 King St., our new home at Innovation Works . For those who have not seen the new space (and I don’t know why you haven’t stopped... Read More
June 24, 2016
We are excited to welcome two new volunteers to the Pillar team! Sara and Ruiqi will be supporting VERGE and Innovation Works. Meet Sara Dhurjon : I am entering into my third year at Western University where I will be continuing with my degree in the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities, English Language and Literature and Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction. As a student in the... Read More
June 16, 2016
My experience at Solutions Lab was unique to say the least. I walked into it not entirely sure what to expect, but what I found was nothing short of amazing.Read More
June 15, 2016
On May 31 and June 1,2016, more than 90 individuals attended London's first Solutions Lab. Over the 2 days, Chris Moss encouraged participants to explore, challenge, design and work towards making progress on complex issues impacting our community. Groups were asked to collect a team of diverse thinkers and we did our best to help bring individuals together. The goal of the Solutions Lab and our ongoing work is to... Read More
June 14, 2016
Picture Perfect - London’s first co-working space for social innovators opens tomorrow London, Ontario – Picture this - a writer, a professor, a lawyer, a fundraiser and a yogi sharing space day to day - that’s the snapshot we are bringing to life by bringing epic people together in one open collaborative work space called Innovation Works . London’s first-ever co-working space intentionally designed for social innovators opens on June... Read More
June 8, 2016
Pillar Nonprofit Network championed the Ontario-wide ChangeTheWorld Youth Volunteer Challenge for the 2016 campaign, which ran from April 10th-May23rd. The local goals for the campaign were 2200 youth completing 6600 hours. Final numbers have been tallied and we are ecstatic to announce that London and area schools, nonprofit organizations, and youth groups engaged: 4,216 youth and 17, 324 volunteer hours ! Some of the activities youth partook in were: community... Read More
June 6, 2016
Pillar's new home as of June 15th will be Innovation Works.Read More
May 30, 2016
Press Release For Immediate Release: May 19, 2016 Innovation Works and the Centre for Social Innovation Announce New Approach to Bolster Ontario’s Social Innovation Ecosystem (London, ON) – Innovation Works, London’s new coworking space for social innovators, has announced a first-of-its-kind affiliation with the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), Canada’s first coworking space and a globally recognized leader in the field of collaborative communities and innovation since it’s inception in... Read More
May 27, 2016
We are excited to welcome Nikita Miller to our team!Read More


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