Breakin’ Down Barriers Around Mental Health
Michael has overcome a chronic neck condition while juggling taking care of his mother with a serious mental illness. Michael took his anger and turned it into art.
Corporate Engagement Strategies That Leave Your Head Spinning!
Learn how Michael built and organization from scratch around alliance of community-minded urban artists. Recognizing youth in priority communities needed better ways to express their anger and stress. In this presentation audiences will experience the exciting journey of UNITY Charity’s rapid growth and how it has built a network of supporters through sponsors, government funders and individual donors that share its values. Michael will also share the key strategies UNITY used to identify partners that share its vision and grassroots values and align with its organizational culture and creativity, ultimately resulting in successful long-term partnerships.
Big Secrets, Small Shops
Fundraising in a small shop can sometimes seem daunting without the resources you need to succeed. This Lecture will provide fundraisers in small shops with insights on creative ideas and resources that will help build up your organization’s fundraising capacity and offer some “secret” steps to help in your fundraising success. Audiences will learn how to host event with limited resources, how to grow your social media presence, and various creative ideas to fundraise cheap, fast and easy.
Gadfly Awards | Ground Breaker Award
York University | Bryden Alumni Awards (One to Watch)
Shalom Life | Top 20 Under 40