The Social Economy Student Network brings together students interested in the Social Economy (such as nonprofits, co-operatives & social enterprises) in order to facilitate the formation of intellectually stimulating and diverse peer networks within and beyond the academic and research environment. It links students to one another from around the globe and fosters the growth of knowledge and information-sharing among members. To join, please send an email to Suzanne Cook at



Upcoming Workshops (Registration required)
January 22, 2010:
Marketing for Nonprofit Organisations (waitlist only)

February 19: Human Resource Management in Community Organizations(full day)

March 26: Strategic Planning for Non-profits, Co-operatives and Other
Community Organizations (full day)

April 30: Fundraising in Non-profits and Community Organizations (full day)

May 21: Managing Change in Community Organizations (full day)

** Certificate offered for completion of 5 or more workshops **

Upcoming Lunchbox Speakers (No registration required and you can even see it via webcast)
January 20, 2010:
Participatory Budgeting

February 17: Entrepreneurship in Worker Co-operatives

March 24: Social Capital Financing

April 14: Community Foundations/Innovative Foundations

May 19: Green Energy Act

See the University of Toronto Social Economy Centre
website for more info.

Social Economy Student Network (SESN) Student Conference on the Social Economy

Exploring the Role of the Social Economy in a Changing World,
June 1st 2010

This one-day Social Economy Student Network conference will be held at Concordia University in Montréal June 1st, 2010 (with a social event to follow). The Deadline for abstract submissions is March 1st, 2010. We invite anybody who has had experience working with and researching various aspects of the Social Economy to submit an abstract.

More info


Marketing for Social Economy

All day workshop in social economy marketing at OISE. Registration and fee required. More details go to:



Daniel Schugurensky, University of Toronto

Elizabeth Pinnington, Neighbourhood Support Coalition of Guelph

Steve Floros, Toronto Community Housing

January 20, 2010, noon - 1:30 pm

OISE 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto
Room 12-199
Bring your lunch and a mug. Water,
coffee and tea will be provided.