Youth And Social Enterprise: Speakers' Event and Webcast

The Social Economy Centre (OISE/UT) Presents

Youth And Social Enterprise

Andrew Macdonald
Manager, Eva's Phoenix

Jennifer LaTrobe
Managing Director, All-A-Board Youth Ventures


Tina Sorbara
HR and Finance Manager, Guelph Campus Co-op

Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Noon - 1:30 pm

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT)
252 Bloor St. West, Toronto
Room 12-199

Andrew Macdonald will discuss how Toronto’s Phoenix Print Shop offers practical, cost-effective and entrepreneurial ways to help youth sustain their gains for the long-term. Jennifer LaTrobe will talk about “Boldness and Blunders,” a look inside a social enterprise and the genius of managing unreasonable goals. Tina Sorbara will consider the co-operative model as a vehicle for student self-sufficiency and empowerment. An overview of the Guelph Campus Co-op operations and governance structure will illustrate the potential of co-ops to provide valuable co-curricular educational opportunities to students.

This event will be webcast and we will accept email questions from remote participants. Go to the following webpage for detailed instructions to set up for and view the webcast:

Bring your lunch and a mug; coffee, tea and water will be provided. For more information, go to:

To RSVP, or for more information, contact Lisa White at:


Wed, 01/21/2009