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Groundswell SocialS: Social Venture Tuesday with Hives for Humanity

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Groundswell SocialS: Social Venture Tuesday with Hives for Humanity

Time: September 20, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm
Location: Groundswell Grassroots Economic Alternatives
Street: 566 Powell Street
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.groundswellcommuni…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: community, talk
Organized By: Iona Fresnoza
Latest Activity: Sep 16, 2016

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Groundswell SocialS: Social Venture Tuesday
with Sarah Common of Hives for Humanity

Groundswell is answering a call to create space to come together for community and meaning in our lives and work by opening up our Social Venture program’s Tuesday evening guest speaker series to the public!

September 20, 2016
Doors at 5:00pm
Speaker at 5:30pm
Bar open until 9:00

Sarah Common
Chief Community Officer, Hives for Humanity

Sarah is a community support worker and beekeeper; she is passionate about fostering vibrant, healthy community through empowerment and education. She believes in the profound impact of connecting individuals and communities to their land, their food and their spirit.

Hives for Humanity is a non-profit organization that encourages community connections through apiculture, more commonly known as beekeeping.Through mentorship based programming we create flexible opportunities for people to engage in the therapeutic culture that surrounds the hive; we foster connectivity to nature and to each other; we participate in local sustainable economies; we support at-risk populations of people and pollinators, and we do so with respect and joy.

to the Groundswell SocialS: a weekly event featuring local entrepreneurs, community activists, and professionals who are making real positive change on the ground in Vancouver and are eager to share their experience and insight with you.

Call it social enterprise, community building, social innovation, changemaking, meaningful work, professional development, or just kicking back with a beer and a room full of curious, smart, heart-centered doers (yes, this means YOU!) - come and find your community here. And, get the tips, tricks, and stories that are creating the map to that better future, as we venture there.

a new speaker, or set of speakers, will share their story and experience and engage in dialogue with attendees in a Q&A session. Afterwards, the bar will remain open and you can stay - or come late and join us then! - for a casual, warm soiree where you can energize and grow the groundswell of social change together, with play and work.


$10 gets you in with a drink in your hand (a beer/wine/coffee/tea/soda is included with your donation).

No one will be turned away: please email if the entry fee is a barrier to your attendance.

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