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Launching the global SIX Wayfinder 2020 

Published Date: 28 May 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of the global SIX Wayfinder 2020 - Shaping social innovation in urgent times.

In 2017, we brought the global social innovation community together in London and started an ambitious journey of “wayfinding” from here (2017) to there (2027). Then we met again in Istanbul in 2018. We looked to the future, and how we, as a community, should interact with it. We set a shared sense of direction, but this is not enough.

Three years on, we are facing a unique moment in history with COVID-19, the climate crisis, migration pressures, political unrest and populism — so local and global in nature. This makes us think about how vulnerable we are as human beings and how we belong to the whole. It also shows us how interconnected we are in space and in time. It demands that we listen. We must remember why we are here and reimagine how we will get to a better destination for all.

With initial support from McConnell and Saputo Foundations, over the next six months, we are devising a metaphorical symphony — four movements that help us grasp meaning and shape action. Together with global friends and partners, we will be co-hosting live and direct activities around the world, including dine-arounds, virtual coffees, workshops, city-led events, peer support groups, global dialogues, and more.

To find out more and get involved, click here!