Supporting employee mental health is a critical factor in increasing retention, impact and profit. It is also the right thing to do. Mental illness costs $50 billion each year in Canada. In this presentation, Michael provides audiences with tons of cheap, easy and free strategies to make mental health in the workplace approachable, practical and participatory. Learn how Michael and his team implemented innovative practices on a minimal budget to build a strong and caring culture empowering employees to take care of their mental health. This talk is jam-packed with real examples on how to build a strong culture while supporting mental health at work, beyond policy and beyond just spending money.d
Youth programs are too often designed by adults without asking young people what they want or need. This talk is filled with authentic community engagement strategies in building programs for youth by youth. Learn tangible strategies to engage young people and involve them in decision making. Through Hip-Hop based programs, Unity Charity created a movement to improve youth mental health empowering youth voice every step of the way. Learn practical strategies for building youth resilience, innovative outreach and building cross-sectoral partnerships supporting youth engagement and youth mental health.
Fundraising has been flipped on its head! We need to build new adaptive muscles and tap into resourcefulness while reimagining traditional tactics. We can’t rely on past strategies. This session provides fundraisers with tangible tools to innovate, “punch above their weight” and “Flip” fundraising. This session challenges you to tap into your team’s creative genius. Learn to leverage your authentic voice in fundraising clutter, build a movement, harness your values, and engage supporters to advocate for you behind closed doors. Learn from Michael Prosserman a next generation fundraiser who has raised over $7 million, B-Boy (“breakdancer”) and best-selling author.
– Learn to ‘flip’ fundraising in the new normal by building adaptivity, and creativity into your fundraising practice
– Tap into personal and organizational resourcefulness and learn why it is instrumental to build a nimble fundraising strategy
– Learn how to uncover your values aligned, trust-based, diversified fundraising strategy that leads to support year after year
– Gain strategies to build a movement of champions who advocate for you behind closed doors