Over the past few years, I have often heard that ‘Vancouver is the second least affordable city in the world.’ I usually use this metric to feel sorry for myself that I didn’t buy real estate right when I moved here 20 years ago.
When people say the word "world", I usually picture this:
The glossy photos of software solutions are very appealing: a person smiling and relaxed while working at a computer (and not looking like they are on the verge of throwing it against a wall); screenshots that show colourful graphics and easy to read data.
Some of the most challenging impacts to define and measure relate to the value of arts and culture. While it is quite common to see output numbers like attendance and participation rates for arts and culture-related initiatives, rarely do we see measures that relate to deeper impacts.
This spring is full of social enterprise events, many of which touch upon measuring, understanding and communicating impact. Thanks to enp BC for these event listing!
SFU Employment Dialogue Series: Social Enterprise
Tonight: April 14, 2015 (Surrey)
Social Impact Breakfast Session
April 28, 2015 (Prince George) Contact enpBC for more details