An Open Letter to the Non-Profit Sector: Let’s Build the Community of our Dreams
We feel comfortable and safe where we feel at home. And it is precisely that image - the safety of home - that I want to evoke to my nonprofit friends when I ask you: come home to CSI. Let us welcome you into our warm, brick-and-beam communities.
MakeRoom creates space for artists at CSI (and beyond)!
MakeRoom Inc’s Space Project enables artists to submit their work to an online platform which then gets projected on to partner gallery windows at night. CSI is thrilled to have recently become one of the venues for this project! We love seeing our windows come alive with art at night.
Making social change and having fun doing it
Our CEO Tonya Surman spoke at the 2020 Creative Bureaucracy Festival: “I like to try new things out and give things a shot and have as much wonderful people around me as possible co-creating these ideas and solutions because I guess we never really figured out that we couldn’t.”
Win a year of free access to Awake Labs!
We talked to Awake Labs last spring, learning about their work helping adults who have an intellectual disability manage their daily stresses. Their mobile and wearable apps measure stress in real-time and send an alert for more timely, effective mental health support.
CSI member Brett Matthews makes sure digital currency leaves no one behind
In most countries — Canada included! — our currency is easily differentiated by things like the colour and artwork of each bill or coin. But as the world moves away from cash and towards digital transactions, we are leaving behind approximately one billion illiterate and and innumerate (otherwise known as ‘oral’) adults who can’t read or write numbers.
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