Affiliations & Links
Blogs & Writings
Essays & Editorials
Presentations & Webinars
Watch the Power of Disability Concert
Recording of live-streamed concert in May, 2020.
Listen to the Podcast
Hosted by Keita Demming, Are Ordinary people the source of disruption?
Read the blog post by Urban Matters
Unlaunching The Okanagan Event A Success
Elevating Impact Keynote
From the Elevating Impact Summit, Portland State University, Portland, WA
Read the Interview
with Al from L'Arche Canada Published in A Human Future, volume 14 in Spring 2016
Watch Al's Walrus Talk
Filmed in in Saint John, focussed on exploring Canada's social innovation 'terroir'
Watch the Nova Scotia 'Unlaunch'
Thanks to Engage Nova Scotia for producing this short highlights film from Oct. 28, 2015
Listen to the Interview
Al Etmanski with Dan O'Rourke at Engage Nova Scotia
Watch the Vancouver 'UnLaunch'
Thanks to SFU for filming an evening of storytelling, poetry, music and the UnLaunch of my latest book.
Watch the Keynote
Filmed at Social Innovation Institut du Nouveau Monde Montreal, QC, June 4, 2015
Six Patterns to spread your social innovation
Watch an overview webinar about Al's book hosted by Tamarack
Films & Photographs
Valuing Lives: Wolf Wolfensberg and the Principle of Normalization
A documentary film on the power of vision, values and a coherent philosophy to change lives, in this case the lives of people with developmental disabilities. Al was profoundly influenced by the philosophy of normalization and is pleased to have been interviewed for this film.
Watch Who Cares? The film
“A film for those who believe that anyone can change the world” Profiles of social entrepreneurs from around the world including Al.
Poetry & Art
A poets attempt at applying impact...
by Erin Scott
From the Kelowna unlaunch
Read The Impact I Make
by Meharonna Ghani.
Altered Erasure informed by “Introduction" from Impact: Six Patterns to Spread your Social Innovation
Read Celebrate Artistry
by Meharoona Ghani.
Spoken Word created from the words of Al Etmanski, Claudia Li, Donald Macpherson, Mike Harcourt, Jason Mogus, Tamara Vrooman, and Claire Mortifee
See Courageous Conversations
graphic recording by Tanya Gadsby
from Change in Early Years, Vancouver, March 25, 2015