Building Community: Creating Social & Economic Well-Being Exhibits

The Centre for the Study of Co-operatives

Year: 2012

This exhibit, Building Community: Creating Social and Economic Well-Being was mounted in the Diefenbaker Canada Centre at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada in May 2011. The preparation of the exhibit was a joint project by the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives and the Diefenbaker Canada Centre.
This exhibition of research results focusing on co-operatives and the social economy encourages visitors to imagine what is possible in their communities and illustrates how to make those dreams become a reality.  The results coming out of the Centre’s Social Economy Research Project forms the core of this exhibit.
Suitable for all ages, the exhibit examines the following four interrelated subthemes:
  • Building Sustainable Communities
  • Building Engaged Communities
  • Building Enterprising Communities
  • Building Inclusive Communities