Posts by melanie

Random Hacks of Kindness June 1st and 2nd

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in Events, News, Technology | 0 comments

Claire and I (Melanie) are excited to host three events for Random Hacks of Kindness Toronto over the next few weeks! Here are some more details on the actual events. If you have any questions please email rhokto@gmail.com! “Hack the Hackathon” Design Jam and Social: June 1st from 10:00 am – 9:00pm On June 1st, we invite designers, developers, creative technologists, system thinkers, process and service desingers, subject matter experts and anyone who loves a good challenge to participate in the Hack the Hackathon Design Jam facilitated by Commons11. We are charging a small...

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Welcome to the Commons11 Blog!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Welcome to our blog! We’re excited to use this space as a place to post our ideas, opinions, and general musings related to technology, social change, innovation and everything in between. That includes community development, local and global innovation, policy, design thinking, open innovation, gender, mobile phones, and much more. You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook. Alternatively, email us at: info [at] commons11 [dot]...

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About Town

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in About Town, News | 0 comments

Our team is often invited to speak at or attend conferences, talks or symposiums. This series will discuss those events and let you know where you can meet us during our travels! We look forward to connecting soon.

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RedefiningTO

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in Current Projects | 0 comments

RedefiningTO

RedefiningTO is a bringing together changemakers who work towards social and environmental development in Toronto in a Design Jam spanning over 2 weeks of integrated online and offline collaboration. The invitation-only design jam will co-create scenarios that will translate into a technical platform showcasing the social, environmental, community, technical and artistic dimensions of what Toronto can look like and become over the immediate and distant future. The goals of RedefiningTO are two-prong: first, the project aims to showcase the innovative social and environmental change work in...

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Water Voices

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in Current Projects | 0 comments

Water Voices

Water Voices is a solutions-­focused project aimed at ensuring every Canadian has access to clean water and sanitation. Water Voices is built on an SMS-based open source mapping platform committed to promoting solutions to ongoing water challenges in Canada, and driving innovative low-cost solutions to improve quality of life. The project is composed of three inter-related components that work together to engage, promote, and improve access to water and sanitation for First Nations communities. Water Voices aims to strengthen political and public will to discuss and intervene on water...

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