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September 2020


Uluru Statement from the Heart update
The Uluru Statement from the Heart Update was an online event in late August which formed part of the 2020 Danjoo Koorliny Walking Together Social Impact Festival. Hosted by Noongar Elder and Danjoo Koorliny leader, Professor Colleen Hayward, she was joined by local Noongar representatives, and Professor Megan Davis, a Cobble Cobble woman and constitutional law expert.



Changemaker Spotlight: Levi Fernandez

Meet Levi Fernandez - CSI Swinburne student, scholarship recipient and Co-Founder of Society Melbourne, a social enterprise with a vision of eliminating youth homelessness in Australia. We interviewed Levi for this video earlier in the year and he updated us recently with the news that despite COVID-19 and Melbourne’s lockdown their cafe is currently open in Brunswick and they've also been cooking meals for vulnerable young people through a partnership with StreetSmart Australia.

Watch Levi's video story



Governing for impact

We still have a few spots left in our Governance for Social Impact course in Sydney on 8-9 October, led by CSI CEO, Professor Kristy Muir. Learn about the social impact ecosystem and the importance of leading effective social impact governance as a board director.

> Reserve your place



Impact measurement workshops

Centre for Social Impact UWA is running two additional 2-day Outcomes Measurement Workshops this year:  Virtually on 24-25 Nov and face-to-face in Perth on 29-30 Oct.

> Find out more and register



For JBWere's Shamal Dass, every day is a day to make a contribution no matter how big or small that contribution is. It’s something he grew up living out and continues today. Read more about Shamal in our latest 'For the love of giving' article.


Looking for an intro to social enterprise? CSI Swinburne Startup Studio’s new Social Enterprise Fundamentals provide free workshops, videos and tools which will take you through the ‘nuts and bolts’ of social enterprise, step by step.


Listen to the recording of Mapping Wellbeing from Social Enterprises -
a webinar which
presents the results of a 3-year wellbeing mapping project. Speakers include researchers and practitioners in the social enterprise sector.