Entries by Kira Page

Participate in the Commission on Racism in Quebec!

We are excited to announce that the Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) and the Disabled Women’s Network Canada (DAWN) have been accepted to host 3 consultations as part of Quebec’s inquiry into Systemic Discrimination and Racism, focusing particularly on discrimination in the workplace in the nonprofit and public sector.  We are seeking people who have […]

Being a Trans Friendly Workplace

This month, we had two resources come across our desks that aimed to provide guidelines for organizations who are committed to creating a trans-friendly workplace. The first resource, “How to be a Trans-Friendly Employer“, is a brief, but helpful guide to trans-friendly human resources. An excerpt recommendation: Note that applications from minority groups are welcome, […]

Quebec Government Launches Commission on Systemic Racism, Calls for NonProfit Involvement

Last week, the government announced it would launch a commission on systemic racism in the province, following months of lobbying from community groups and citizens (including us, here at COCo). For those who have been pushing for its creation, the commission is a first step in pushing Quebec’s government to adopt a detailed plan to address racial […]