Joel Solomon Joins RSF Social Finance as Entrepreneur-at-Large

Joel Solomon has joined RSF Social Finance as Entrepreneur-at-Large. With two decades of impact investing experience, Joel will leverage his community connections to support RSF's growth.

Mike Hannigan

Mike Hannigan, President and co-Founder of Give Something Back - Office Supplies.

Mike was born in Pensacola, Florida. He earned his B.A. in Philosophy from U.C. San Diego and his M.A. in Criminology from U.C. Berkeley. He began work for the Xerox Corporation and built his career in management for business products companies for the next decade until starting GSB.

Social Venture Institute (SVI)

September 14 – 18, 2011
Hollyhock, Canada's Lifelong Learning Center, Manson's Landing, Cortes Island, BC

Join mission-based entrepreneurs at Hollyhock for a dynamic gathering to share business challenges, successes and experiences. For 16 years, SVI has created a supportive environment with inspiring mentors and practical, problem-solving results. Participants gain a rich portfolio of skills to grow their social purpose organization and an invaluable network of peers.

Social Change Institute

June 8 – 12, 2011
Hollyhock, Canada's Lifelong Learning Center, Manson's Landing, Cortes Island, BC

SCI gathers seasoned and emerging leaders with thinkers and trainers from the change making world. Designed to strengthen capacity, collaborations, and success of the sector, SCI offers invaluable workshops, creative practices, dialogue circles, and community building that will enhance your organizational effectiveness.

Media that Matters

May 18 – 22, 2011
Hollyhock, Canada's Lifelong Learning Center, Manson's Landing, Cortes Island, BC

Media that Matters is a retreat and collaboratory for digital visionaries who are building bridges to broader audiences and new possibilities.

Women Entrepreneurs for Social Change - Hollyhock in Vancouver

May 13 – 14, 2011
SFU, Vancouver, BC

Women Entrepreneurs for Social Change will be an intensive, interactive Vancouver based gathering that focuses on ways to lead a successful, socially conscious enterprise. This unique forum offers women from small and large organizations the chance to explore their business challenges in an intimate and inspiring environment drawing on the successful Social Venture Institute (SVI) model. SVI is a practical, problem-solving, alternative “business school” that creates a confidential, supportive and inspiring setting.

SVI Hollyhock Call for Case Studies

Case Studies are the core of the Social Venture Institute model and where some of the greatest learning happens. They are a powerful way for SVI attendees to gain a wealth of practicalideas and suggestions that help to manage the challenges of running a socially responsible enterprise.

Hollyhock in Vancouver: Social Media for Social Change

April 29 – 27, 2010
Hollyhock Room, Tides Renewal Centre, Vancouver, BC

Develop a solid plan for taking the essentials of social media into your organization; from vision, to strategy and tactics, to measuring your success. This is a four-part training series is taking place in Vancouver April 29, May 6, May 13, May 27. 1:30pm - 5:30pm. This training is produces by Hollyhock in partnership with Octopus Strategies.

Just Listen for a Change

November 13 – 14, 2010
tba, Vancouver, BC
This workshop introduces participants to a powerful and radical approach to establishing rapport that consistently yields positive results, even in the most challenging situations.
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