Posts tagged Art Ladd
Podcast: The Relationships of Social Enterprise with Kristy Muckosky

Kristy Muckosky uses the relationships with volunteers at the Thrive Thrift Shop to help them build their confidence and grow to see new possibilities. She does this by providing them with a space where they can take chances, learn how to keep trying after failures, and do so in a non-judgemental environment.

The Thrive Thrift Shop is a community based thrift shop offering household goods from diapers to bedsheets to the north end community of Winnipeg. They also provide training to volunteers to help them learn how to handle customers and retail customer service.

Disclosure: At the time of recording I am serving a term on the board of Thrive Community Support Circle.

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Podcast: Social Procurement and Work Integration with Art Ladd

Art Ladd is the Executive Director of BUILD - Building Urban Industries for Local Development. The majority of his work is centered around helping people who have barriers to employment. BUILD helps them by providing paid training and work placements so they can apply to other companies with experience and a reference.

Art also explains how aspiring social entrepreneurs can look for social problems that can be solved while also solving an economic problem.

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