“Social innovation is the process of developing and deploying effective solutions to challenging and often systemic social and environmental issues in support of social progress.

see the University of Waterloo's take on it: 

Hear John Hewko, RI General Secretary, challenging all Rotarians to become more innovative!
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More on Innovation:

Check out the Guide identifying Social Issues in Canada today:
Social Issues in Canada:

Impact: A Social Enterprise Strategy for Ontario:
(This needs updating but gives enormous impetus for partnership and funding opportunities for organizations like Rotary Clubs)

Rotary clubs engaging in great examples of Social Innovation:


Innovate Rotary!  click this to access his blog
Greg Krauska's insights on how you can create thriving, growing, high-impact Rotary clubs!


Videos on Creativity that you might find interesting to watch:

Hear Dr. George Land talk about creativity.

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Hear Sir Ken Robinson on creativity in schools. One of the most watched videos on TED talks

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Listen to this brilliant Commencement address by J.K. Rowling, given at Harvard University.

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