Rank #1: Episode 11 - Save the Children
The successful south-east corridor Youth Partnership Project recently won the “Outstanding Commitment to Collaborative Place-based services or solutions” category at the recent Community Excellence Service Awards ... presented during the WACOSS Conference.
This project was described on the night as a strategic project focussed on developing a better youth early intervention model to reduce the number of young people entering the Juvenile justice system. It engages state and local government, the not-for-profit community sector and local elders in working better together to improve outcomes for young people with complex needs through a collaborative place-based approach.
Jun 13 2018
Rank #2: Episode 10 - End Homelessness
Firstly, there was the release of research (headed by our our very own Professor Paul Flatau) into the State of Homelessness in Australia’s cities using data collected at Registry Week’s across Australia.
The Alliance then released it’s Strategy for Western Australia to End Homelessness ... Titled : - A ten year plan to END homelessness in Western Australia ... Together we can make a difference.
And later in the evening on Friday April 13th, a truely unique event captured the hearts and minds of those in the PERTH CBD. There where over 1,000 performers ... comprising an orchestra; massed choir, professional and community ensembles, all moving through the streets of Perth performing Gavin Bryars' Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet. This event was led by the UWA Conservatorium of Music and co-hosted by the WA Alliance to End Homelessness and The Centre for Social Impact.
For those who missed this stunning event ... the intro to this podcast features some recordings taken from the night.
Apr 30 2018
Rank #3: Episode 9 - Tony Hagan and Heiko Plange
Heiko has extensive experience in developing and executing strategic marketing, major gifts fundraising and corporate partnership programs. He has previously worked across health, medical research, educational, community, and charitable organisations throughout Australia.
Apr 08 2018
Rank #4: Episode 8 - Aden Date
Feb 27 2018
Rank #5: Episode 7 Jess Radny
Jan 29 2018
Rank #6: Episode 6 - Fadzi Whande
Dec 22 2017
Rank #7: Episode 5 - Louise Forster - Chorus
Chorus was formed in 2017 by the merge of three established WA care providers, Care Options, Community First International and Volunteer Task Force.
In this episode Lauren and Tony speak to Louise Forster, Head of Brand and People at Chorus to explore the purpose of this merger and discover both the positive outcomes and the challenges that have occurred.
Nov 27 2017
Rank #8: Episode 4 Coan Harvey
Nov 06 2017
Rank #9: Episode 3 - Double Episode
Lauren speaks to Rebecca from Drumbeat, the social enterprise from Holyoake that operates worldwide. This program is focused on building resilience through rhythm. It's an evidence-based social and emotional learning program that enables real change.
Also, I spend some time with Kat Clements discussing the Alumni for Social Impact "Brain Exchange" initiative and some other things that Kat is passionate about.
Oct 23 2017
Rank #10: Episode 2 - Kylie Hansen from Impact Seed.
The Impact Seed pitch night was held during the Social Impact Festival 2017.
Oct 16 2017