Labinar: From Community Space to Systems Change
How can community spaces contribute to becoming platforms for systems change? We will be discussing this topic with Immy Kaur who is the founder and director of Impact Hub Birmingham.
Impact Hub Birmingham was founded in 2015 via a £65,000 crowdfunding campaign and has since become a community platform that supports place-based systems change. They are driven by Mission Birmingham to help build a fairer, more equal and just city through people, place and open movements. Impact Hub Birmingham is one of the organizations featured in Nesta’s list of New Radicals 2018.
One of Impact Hub Birmingham’s current projects is the #RadicalChildcare Systems Lab that seeks to support the radical improvement of outcomes for children and families.
Our guest is Immy Kaur and we’ll be discussing with her how community spaces can be platforms for systems change.
What is Sitra Lab?
Sitra Lab is a new social lab that seeks to strengthen shared capabilities related to tackling wicked problems. It is part of the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra that hosted the Helsinki Design Lab from 2009-2013. Sitra Lab 2019 is bringing together communities that seek to tackle social inequality among children and young people.