We’ve been celebrating the month of May by engaging in conversations about labour conditions in the community sector. You can read our other instalments here, here, and here. It is common sense that liking your job, and staying in it, has to do with a lot more than just salary. In the years I spent as a primary […]
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About Kira Page
Kira is the Communications and Membership Engagement Coordinator at COCo, and trains organizations in conflict, anti-oppression, and communications.
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Keep up with future events on Facebook or on our E-bulletin. We’re very excited to announce an event we have been scheming for a while– well, ever since we brought Juniper Belshaw onto the COCo team. Juniper is an amazing funding trainer, bringing ten years of experience in fundraising for Montreal nonprofits such as Head & […]
We’re celebrating May 1st, otherwise known as International Worker’s Day, by starting some conversations about labour conditions in the community sector. Follow the series on our Facebook and Twitter as the month progresses. This week, as has happened before, I got a phone call with one of my favourite questions: do non-profits really have to follow the labour standards […]
Welcome to COCo’s May 2016 E–bulletin! COCo Note In celebration of May Day, or International Worker’s Day, we here at COCo would like to start some conversations about labour conditions in the community sector. You can stay up to date with our other posts on our Facebook and Twitter over the next few weeks! Why Community Groups Are […]
In celebration of May 1st, otherwise known as International Worker’s Day, we here at COCo would like to start some conversations about labour politics in the community sector. Our first piece, by the Immigrant Worker’s Centre on the Fight for $15, is here, and you can follow the others on our Facebook and Twitter as the month progresses.
This is the first in a series of blog posts throughout May addressing labour conditions and non profits. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date with our other articles! Across North America, campaigns for a $15 minimum wage have made significant gains. In Canada, New Westminster was the first city to implement […]
It is so rare to find good resources on social media for small non-profits– and when you do, the definition of small hovers around “30-50 employees”. Here at COCo, that’s the upper limit of the groups we work with, and many of them have no staff at all. As a result, we have been sending this article […]
We were so excited to see the release of the “Disability and Access Toolkit” this past month from Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). The toolkit offers a thorough and practical introduction to how organizations can build “the capacity to engage disability activists with relevancy and respect”. The toolkit, available in full here, is split […]
Welcome to COCo’s April 2016 E–bulletin! Thanks for Making Our AGM a Huge Success! The incredible engagement and energy our members gave us in helping us think through where we are now and where to go next was an inspiration. Thank you again for everyone who came and played with us! For those of you who […]
Last month, we attended a training by the Tamarack Institute on “Community Engagement”– i.e., finding ways of designing processes for your community to be involved in, give feedback, or otherwise engage in your non-profit initiative. The room was packed with people who have been designing and experimenting with ways to substantially involve communities in decision […]