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Doekes Prakken

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Jeugdwerkloosheid: Creëren van Werkgelegenheid


Doekes Prakken is jong, slim, sociaal betrokken. Van 2011 tot april 2014 werkzaam voor de Baak waar hij diverse nieuwe leervormen heeft ontworpen, opgezet en vermarkt. Sinds april 2014 is Doekes begonnen als sociaal ondernemer met Talenterprise.

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Indonesian Youth Conference

@ VOL 7 ON NOV 03, 2010

Indonesian Youth Conference (IYC) is an activity planned and organized by youth, and aimed at gathering Indonesia youth to share problems and ideas, enhance their awareness of current issues, and convince the public that youth voices must be heard and taken seriously. IYC consists of two activities that are intertwined with each other: 1. A forum that invites 33 young people aged 15 to 21 years from all over Indonesia to represent their respective provinces at this event. They are expected to be actively involved in communities and networks, respectively, are determined to make a change towards a better Indonesia, and want to start a movement or project in their community. 2. A festival, made up of organized seminars and workshops that can be visited by anyone by buying tickets. Seminar sessions and workshops at the festival are more general, covering a wide range of issues. It invites experts, professionals, government officials, and youth achievement to talk about law and governance, politics, culture, creative industries, information technology, environment, education, health, activism, social entrepreneurship, as well as journalism and media. (In Indonesian)

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Transcendental Meditation Research and its Applications in Social Welfare Programs

@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Scott Lary talks about the benefits of transcendental meditation. From prison inmates to the health of care givers, the positive effects are astounding.

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Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises

@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2015

Sarah Rutt discusses Revolution, a jewelry company that creates and sells handcrafted, leather jewelry in order to bridge the employment gap for women transitioning out of homelessness. Revolution is part of the great social enterprise pitch sponsored by ASSETS Lancaster and the Lancaster County Community Foundation, and are launching operations in October of this year.

This was "Presenation of the Day" on Monday, September 29th, 2015.

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A Space for Youth to Explore and Create

@ VOL 3 ON SEP 17, 2015

“There’s ridiculous things that teenagers can come up with.”

Long Beach's Patricia Tsoiasue shares about Makersville's work supporting the discovery and creative process of young makers.

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Making a Difference

@ VOL 30 ON FEB 07, 2017

Carole Donnelly tells us how social enterprise is rescuing Coventry's medieval Priory.

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KnowHow / Youth Programs at the Intersection of Creativity and Critical Thinking

@ VOL 21 ON NOV 17, 2016

Elizabeth Wright presents "KnowHow" a local community organization that builds youth leadership and community engagement through the arts. KnowHow youth work at the intersection of creativity and critical thinking to engage with their communities, develop solutions to issues that affect their lives, and build vital life skills. Tonight, KnowHow adult allies  will share the inspiration and design behind this work, information about their many programs, and their dreams for the future of their organization and our city. 

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Empowering Our Youth

@ VOL 14 ON FEB 24, 2017

Shanta Sundarason is a social activist and runs The Giving Tree Unionville where she mentors youth to empower them into becoming positive change makers.

She seeks to bring attention to community involvement, volunteering, and teaching the youth these same things to create a better future.

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1001 Ideas

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 12, 2017

El joven venezolano, Carlos Eduardo Vargas, nos cuenta cómo llegó a crear el proyecto 1001 Ideas para mi País. Carlos, ha dedicado su vida al servicio público y social, y nos cuenta como éste proyecto ha logrado crear ecosistemas juveniles para sociedades innovadoras. 

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How Social Procurement and Social Enterprise Can Save Government Lots of Money

@ VOL 34 ON MAY 31, 2018

In this inspiring talk, author and social entrepreneur Shaun Loney describes the power of social enterprises and how they benefit not only the communities and the government bodies that utilize them, but also the people – often from adverse circumstances – that are under their employ. Shaun advocates that social procurement makes more sense financially, socially, and economically. 

To find out more about Shaun and social enterprises, visit Shaun's website at

Shaun's talk was recorded live at PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 34, on May 31, 2018, at the Park Theatre. 

For more information on PKN Winnipeg, follow us on Twitter (@pkn_winnipeg), Instagram (@pkn_winnipeg), or Facebook ( PKN Winnipeg is presented by the Manitoba Chapter of the Graphic Designers of Canada.