What’s Good in NYC? The Center for Social Innovation
Browse the gallery & checkout the party festivities from the Center for Social Innovation NYC Launch!
Conscious caught up with Dave Gise, Director of Operations and Development at the Center for Social Innovation. Just this May, Dave and the CSI team soft launched a co-working space in NYC for a diverse community of people and organizations that are creating a better world. PS. the CSI launch party was quite the scene – hula hooping and all!
The story of the Centre for Social Innovation began in 2003, when a group of visionary social entrepreneurs decided that something wasn’t working in the social mission sector. Too many organizations were working out of isolated and substandard facilities. They asked themselves some core questions including how can we best catalyze social change?
At the same time, while society was facing complex economic, environmental, social and cultural challenges, the CSI team also recognized that new innovations were the key to turning these challenges into opportunities to improve lives, communities, and the planet. Therefore, these group of visionaries launched the Center for Social Innovation, the part community center and part incubator for people and organizations that are changing the world. Now CSI has made it New York City and they are inviting social entrepreneurs, nonprofits, creatives, and innovators to help them build CSI.
Dave, what inspired you to launch The Center for Social Innovation in New York City?
The Centre for social innovation was inspired by NYC’s thriving community of nonprofits and social entrepreneurs. We knew that this city is teeming with talent and we wanted to do our part to help connect and strengthen the movement for social impact.
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