Month: June 2015

Young Entrepreneurship

<div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2015/06/12/young-entrepreneurship/"></div>By: Emerson Csorba Recognized by the Globe and Mail as one of Canada’s Notable Canadians and by American Express- Ashoka as one of North America’s Top 45 Emerging
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PovNet’s Advocapedia: The Forefront of Online Anti-Poverty Advocacy

<div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2015/06/10/login-magazineissue-iii-20-povnets-advocapedia-the-forefront-of-online-anti-poverty-advocacy/"></div>Since December, I have been a VCN youth intern at PovNet, a Canadian non-profit organization that helps anti-poverty advocacy groups connect online. PovNet hosts a website (povnet.org), email lists
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Free Geek, One-Stop Shop: Ethical E-Waste Recycler, Open Source Software Provider & Technology Help Centre

<div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2015/06/05/free-geek-one-stop-shop-ethical-e-waste-recycler-open-source-software-provider-technology-help-centre/"></div>Adrian Wong is the Production Coordinator at Free Geek, a technology-oriented community centre near Strathcona in East Vancouver. Among other responsibilities, Adrian oversees the VCN intern
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VCN Street Messaging System Increases Access to Information on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

<div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2015/06/05/vcn-street-messaging-system-increases-access-to-information-on-vancouvers-downtown-eastside/"></div>By Kesia Nagata VCN’s Street Messaging System (SMS) is a text message based harm-reduction platform created for the use of street-involved people. The SMS alerts subscribers to weather
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