Events

Find all of the information you need for upcoming Social Innovation Forum (SIF) Events and catch up on those you missed. Interested in hosting an SIF event? Contact us to learn more.

UPDATE 3/11/2020: We are closely watching the developments with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please see below for the latest updates on our scheduled events. We will continue to monitor and reassess the situation and issue updates as relevant information becomes available from the Centers for Disease Control and MA Department of Public Health.

Upcoming Events

None at this time

Past Events

  • Solutions for a Sustainable Community

    • Date:
      June 23, 2016
      Time:
      8:30 am - 10:00 am
      Location:
      District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210

    Join us for a morning of networking and learning as our cohort of eight nonprofits share their solutions for making our community more sustainable. This event is the capstone of our nine-week pilot Boot Camp program, which provides a condensed version of our signature Social Innovator Accelerator.

    Audience members
  • Social Innovator Second Look

    • Date:
      June 29, 2016
      Time:
      8:30 am - 10:00 am
      Location:
      Brown Rudnick, Boston, MA
    Did you miss the May 18 Showcase? Come see our 2016 Social Innovators pitch their solutions to our community’s most challenging social issues at our “Second Look” event on June 29.
    Sovanna Pouv at SIF Showcase
  • Increasing Quality Mental Health Care for Proven Risk Youth

    • Date:
      March 01, 2016
      Time:
      8:00 am - 10:00 am
      Location:
      Fidelity Investments

    Join Massachusetts DYS Commissioner Peter Forbes and 2016 Social Innovator SMART Team for a presentation on Increasing Quality Mental Health Care for Proven Risk Youth.

  • Supporting Communities Impacted by Violence, Trauma, and Grief

    • Date:
      March 08, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
      Location:
      WilmerHale

    Join Valerie Batts, PhD, Founding Director and VP for Consulting at VISIONS, Inc., and 2016 Social Innovator Louis D. Brown Peace Institute for a presentation on Supporting Communities Impacted by Violence, Trauma, and Grief.

  • Unlocking Youth Potential in Gateway Cities

    • Date:
      March 09, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
      Location:
      Brown Rudnick LLP
      Info:
      Open to the public

    Join Laurie Ross, PhD, Associate Professor of Community Development and Planning at Clark University and Director of the Hope Coalition, and 2016 Social Innovator African Community Education Program for a presentation on Unlocking Youth Potential in Gateway Cities.

  • Finding Community-Based Solutions to Food Insecurity

    • Date:
      March 15, 2016
      Time:
      8:00 am - 9:30 am
      Location:
      Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

    Join Anne McHugh, Director of the Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Division at the Boston Public Health Commission, and 2016 Social Innovator Dorchester Community Food Co-op for a presentation on Finding Community-Based Solutions to Food Insecurity.

  • Promoting Economic Self-Sufficiency for Women

    • Date:
      March 17, 2016
      Time:
      11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      Location:
      The Boston Foundation

    Join Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and 2016 Social Innovator Budget Buddies for a presentation on Promoting Economic Self-Sufficiency for Women.

  • Utilizing Open Spaces to Enhance Education for All

    • Date:
      March 21, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
      Location:
      DLA Piper

    Join Michael Rich, MD, MPH, Director/Founder, Center on Media and Child Health, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and Pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, and 2016 Social Innovator Hale Reservation for a presentation on Utilizing Open Spaces to Enhance Education for All.

  • Revitalizing the City of Lowell through Cultural Enrichment and Community Leadership

    • Date:
      March 28, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
      Location:
      Choate Investment Advisors

    Join Paul Watanabe PhD, Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies at University of Massachusetts Boston, and 2016 Social Innovator Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association for a presentation on Revitalizing the City of Lowell through Cultural Enrichment and Community Leadership.

  • Engaging in the Political Process to Advocate for Safe Work Conditions

    • Date:
      March 29, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
      Location:
      John Hancock

    Join Massachusetts State Senator Dan Wolf and 2016 Social Innovator Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health (MassCOSH) for a presentation on Engaging in the Political Process to Advocate for Safe Work Conditions.