Entries by Kira Page

Training Available for Collective and Community Kitchens

The coalition of collective kitchens in Quebec is offering trainings to equip participants, facilitators and organizations in starting and running of collective kitchens, with an empowerment focussed popular education approach. All workshops are available in French and English.   Starting a Collective Kitchen: Training that provides the knowledge and tools needed to start and run […]

August 2016 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s August 2016 E–bulletin COCo Note 3 Cheap and Effective Ways To Increase Donor Retention A recent report from Statistics Canada noted that although the total number of Canadians making charitable donations decreased by two percentage points from 2010-2014, the total dollar amount given has increased. That means that while fewer Canadians are […]

Our Top Picks for the World Social Forum in Montreal

Are you headed to the World Social Forum in Montreal this week? Are you, like we were, totally overwhelmed by the 40+ pages of workshops, discussions, and concerts? Well, we’ve got some good news: we read them so that you don’t have to, and we’ve collected our top picks. Check it out and nominate yours in […]

Toolkit on Youth Engagement and Youth-Led Organizations

We are a pretty big fan of “by and for” resources– that is, resources that are made by the people they are about– and this resource on youth work is no exception. Built by youth working in youth-led organizations, it covers models of youth work, principles of youth engagement, and everything from youth charities to […]

June 2016 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s June 2016 E-Bulletin! COCo Note This past month, we’ve been writing about working conditions in non profits, and we’ve been floored by the response from our members and communities. We’ve collected some of those contributions here, but make sure to scroll down to hear about an exciting upcoming event! 10 Practical Ideas […]