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2017 GHOOD HUB Soft-Launch

Your first opportunity to get to know GHOOD is on Neighbour Day! Break bread with your neighbours and learn about our first social enterprise, the gHood Calgary Timebank.....read more To be invited to our upcoming workshops that will help you explore your path towards becoming a social entrepreneur, email tammy@tammymaloney.com. In the meantime, click here… Continue reading 2017 GHOOD HUB Soft-Launch

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What is Social Entrepreneurship?

We live in one of the most blessed economies on the planet and yet many of us feel powerless. We have accepted unfulfilling work as a fact of life. An economy fuelled mainly by competition, consumption, and natural resource production created jobs for the majority. Well done! With our mental health in crisis, suicide rates… Continue reading What is Social Entrepreneurship?

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IS THIS FREEDOM? It sure doesn’t feel like it to me.

Written by Tammy Maloney Originally published March 8, 2011   Capitalists, Entrepreneurs, CEOs, Bankers, Shareholders, Economists – they like to talk about freedom and individual liberty and think it can be found in the free market. Libertarians, Conservatives, Liberals, The United States Declaration of Independence, Republicans, Democrats, Politicians – they like to talk about freedom… Continue reading IS THIS FREEDOM? It sure doesn’t feel like it to me.

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Community and the Art of Love

In my last message as President of the Tuxedo Park Community Association, I wanted to take the time to thank all the wonderful people that have touched my life over the last 3 years. Serving as President has been one of the most meaningful and rewarding experiences of my life. I am without a doubt… Continue reading Community and the Art of Love

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Community and the Art of Safety and Protection

Originally written for the Tuxedo Park Community Association President' Message, October 2014 During our surprise snow fall in early September 2014 I came upon a tree in our neighborhood that had buckled under the weight of the snow. What struck me about this tree, unlike the hundreds of others, was that it had on it a… Continue reading Community and the Art of Safety and Protection

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SEA Change Nation Receives Important Nod from Government of Canada

MEDIA ADVISORY: For Immediate Release Calgary based social enterprise, SEA Change Nation, has been selected by the Government of Canada to be featured in the report “Harnessing the Power of Social Finance: Canadians respond to the National Call for Concepts”. Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, invited individuals and organizations from across… Continue reading SEA Change Nation Receives Important Nod from Government of Canada

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Social Entrepreneurship: The Missing Piece to our Social Policy Puzzle

Written for the Government of Alberta’s Social Policy Framework by Tammy Maloney In a province as abundant and innovative as Alberta, we are perplexed by our inability to find solutions for our most complex social challenges. The reason for this is simple. Our society is bifurcated. We are either for-profit or not-for-profit. We live in the midst of… Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship: The Missing Piece to our Social Policy Puzzle

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SEA Change Nation

This is SEA Change Nation! After years of pouring our souls into researching how we could best use our passion and strengths in service of a greater good, we are pleased to announce SEA Change Nation Inc. We are a Social Entrepreneurship (1) Academy, (2) Accelerator and (3) Alliance uniquely designed to transform youth into social entrepreneurs. The future… Continue reading SEA Change Nation