31 May 2024 09:30am - 05:30pm

Social Impact Academy | Innovation for Targeted Poverty Alleviation

Event Date: 31 May 2024 09:30am - 05:30pm

Type: Seminar 

Organizer: Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services

Coordinator: Social Innovation Team

In the 2023 Policy Address, the government proposed Targeted Poverty Alleviation as the future direction of poverty alleviation strategies, aiming to allocate resources to those who are most in need, with particular attention to the social welfare needs of subdivided unit residents, single-parent households, and elderly households. In light of this, ORKTS is hosting an "Innovation for Targeted Poverty Alleviation" to facilitate targeted, collaborative efforts making poverty alleviation more impactful and empowering for communities in need.

You are cordially invited to join our event Innovation for Targeted Poverty Alleviation to learn from experienced NGO leaders and CUHK professors leveraging Community Living Room and related service as a platform to serve the communities in need.

You may join us in person or via zoom with details below :

Date: 31 May 2024 (Friday)
Time: 9:30 pm – 12:45 pm (Registration starts at 8:45 at UGB InnoPort with the provision of light breakfast)
Venue: UGA, InnoPort, In-University Hall, CUHK
Mode: Hybrid mode*
Language: Cantonese
Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=13688167

*Successful registrants will receive an email notification on or before May 24 to confirm their registration and participation mode. Due to limited seats, some of the registrants may not be able to attend the sharing session in person, but are welcome to participate online.


  • Key Findings & Insights on Poverty Issues in Hong Kong -
    Prof Wong Hung, Department of Social Work, CUHK
  • Best Practices on Community Living Rooms -
    Mr. Kenny Ng, Team Leader, Group & Community Work Unit, HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre
    Ms. Susanna Lee, Executive Director, P.C. Lee OneSky Global Centre for Early Childhood Development
    Mr. Anthony Lai, Head of Strategic Communication and Talent Development, Health in Action
  • Social Impact Projects for Targeted Groups -
    Prof Maggie Ma, School of Architecture, CUHK  (subdivided unit living space design)
    Prof Suzanne Lo, The Nethersole School of Nursing, CUHK (outreach service for elderly)