LINKS AND LEARNING — vivian Hutchinson Speeches and Papers
Social Innovation Dialogue
Community Economic Development Conference 2011
It's Going To Take Community
— some thoughts on economics as if people and the earth mattered
by vivian Hutchinson (2011)
Community Economic Development exists to create the conditions that make community more possible. The virtuous circle here is that when our communities are strong and thriving … then the more possible and capable our economies also become.
paper based on vivian Hutchinson’s workshop at the New Zealand Community Economic Development Conference held at Waitakere City, Auckland, New Zealand, in April 2011
Workshop handouts and Resource Guide
by vivian Hutchinson (2009)
Social Innovation Dialogue is a way of talking and listening with one another that addresses tough problems, reveals shared meaning and purpose, and invites new possibilities to emerge.
The dialogue process is different from most meeting styles that are based on discussion or debate ... and it asks us to grow new skills in the art of conversation.
" We are not going to solve some of the toughest and most complex problems facing our communities, until we can inhabit a different way of talking and listening to one another..."
Community Economic Development Conference 2010
As If People and the Earth Mattered
— some thoughts on community economic development
by vivian Hutchinson (2010)
Community Economic Development is about the fostering of those parts of our economy where the common good of people, and the sustainable health of our earth, are honoured and treated as important stakeholders. Basically, it is about the practice of economic development … as if people and the earth mattered.
paper based on vivian Hutchinson’s workshop at the New Zealand Community Economic Development Conference held at Waitakere City, Auckland, New Zealand, in February 2010
Philanthropy New Zealand Conference 2009
A Generous Difference
— some thoughts on philanthropy and social innovation
by vivian Hutchinson (2009)
The Great Depression of the 1930s was one of the most fertile periods in Western history for social innovation ... and our current economic crisis will no doubt demand just as much creativity and innovation from all of us. This paper looks at what social innovation is, and discusses the key role that philanthropy can play in fostering fresh thinking and action on our country’s social challenges.
paper based on vivian Hutchinson's contributions to the Philanthropy New Zealand Conference, held at Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand in March 2009.
Innovation and Evaluation Workshop 2008
Measuring the Maybe
— some thoughts on evaluation and social innovation
by vivian Hutchinson (2008)
How do you measure social innovation? How do you ascertain the value of what’s being done? What are the best evaluation methods to use ? How do funders know they are getting value for money?
Paper based on vivian Hutchinson's presentation to the workshop on Innovation and Evaluation held in Wellington, New Zealand in November 2008.
Blog from Oxford 2007
or click below for link to vivian Hutchinson's blog from the 2007 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship — held at Oxford University. This blog includes the video from the main sessions. http://vivianoxford07.blogspot.com/