• TELUS Volunteer Day

    On Saturday May 24th 2014 LOFT - YCSEI was delighted to host 18 Telus volunteers. These volunteers donated their time and energy to assist with the removal of over 650 boxes from our storage unit. Their hard word will help us to have a wider selection of clothing available at our up ...

  • BRAND NEW MUSIC WORKSHOP AT LOFT!

    LOFT YOUTH CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND INNOVATION PRESENTS MUSIC 101......... A MUSIC BIZ DROP IN & WORKSHOP SERIES! Need Advice? Don't know how to write a grant or put on a live show? Come check out our drop in. Anyone is welcome, and no appointments/registration needed. Our workshop series is 6 intro classes ...

  • Social Planning Toronto Research Roundtable

    [yframe url='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4IjTUxZORE'] Stephen Parkhurst’s “We suck, and We’re Sorry” a millennial based social commentary video went viral last month, undoubtedly because of its dripping sarcasm and relevance to today’s youth.  I thought about it a lot last week on my way to this year’s annual Research Roundtable, Getting in and Staying ...

  • Partners, Funders, and Investors

    The LOFT Youth Centre for Social Enterprise and Innovation is extremely grateful for the essential and generous support of our partners, funders, and investors. We would like to thank:         “Our work is based on a simple but profound belief—what unites us is ultimately far more powerful than what divides us.” United Way ...

  • New LOFT YCSEI & LOFT Kitchen Flyers

    Check out our new flyers for LOFT YCSEI and LOFT Kitchen. Let us know what you think!      

On Saturday May 24th 2014 LOFT - YCSEI was delighted to host 18 Telus volunteers. These volunteers donated their time and energy to assist with the removal of over 650 boxes from our storage unit. Their hard word will help us to have a wider selection of clothing available at our up ...

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In preparation for the official launch of Loft Kitchen, we have been working to learn about best practices around the world and working towards creating partnerships with like-minded organizations. In an effort to do so we sent one of our innovators, Amy Peebles of Urban Synergies, to Berlin to meet ...

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LOFT YOUTH CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND INNOVATION PRESENTS MUSIC 101......... A MUSIC BIZ DROP IN & WORKSHOP SERIES! Need Advice? Don't know how to write a grant or put on a live show? Come check out our drop in. Anyone is welcome, and no appointments/registration needed. Our workshop series is 6 intro classes ...

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Welcome Aboard

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  Last week LOFT –YCSEI welcomed four new placement students from Humber College. We are excited for them and the opportunity that we are presented with and the experience and knowledge they will gain from joining us as placement students. From day one, they were eager to learn about the agency, ...

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LOFT YCESI (http://www.loftycsei.org/) is a Youth Social Enterprise Centre. Social Enterprise is business with a conscious. Although we generate profit, 100% of our revenue returns to social initiatives and the community. Our Youth Centre is in association with the Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre and operates three youth driven social enterprises; ...

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LOFT Kitchen, a youth-driven café and our newest social enterprise is looking for the perfect Chef. In our travels we’ve been met with gifted chefs, incredible food and an eclectic expert judgment panel. We have a strong vision for LOFT Kitchen: a warm, welcoming café that is bursting with healthy and ...

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Fundraising Sale

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Today LOFT YCSEI staff and placement students went to a local community centre and did a fundraising sale. The fundraising sale consisted of selling donated never been worn designer clothes and accessories at a significantly reduced prices to those in need. Our team gathers, packages and sets up clothing such ...

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LOFT YCSEI hit Central Commerce Technical Institute today to meet with some amazing youth and connect with pivotal organizations that cater to their needs. We were met with incredible passion from youth, teachers and organizations alike. Key players in the field of youth work had us surrounded, creating a space that ...

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Two years ago, Salesforce.com, a U.S. customer service management company ‘coined’ the term social enterprise defining it as socially driven business responding so customers’ needs via the internet. Salesforce received pressure from the social sector for using and causing confusion with ‘social enterprise’ as a buzz word. This week, Salesforce ...

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[yframe url='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4IjTUxZORE'] Stephen Parkhurst’s “We suck, and We’re Sorry” a millennial based social commentary video went viral last month, undoubtedly because of its dripping sarcasm and relevance to today’s youth.  I thought about it a lot last week on my way to this year’s annual Research Roundtable, Getting in and Staying ...

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