It’s hard to do great communications on a low budget. Many organizations struggle with investing in good photography, graphic design, and websites. Today, we wanted to point people towards a few, low-cost campaigns we have seen in the last few months that have felt really exciting, and inspirational. Let us know what you think! The […]
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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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you, like us, woke up with a jolt to a bunch of changes to your nonprofit’s Facebook Page this week, well… Welcome! Facebook has been slowly rolling out changes to the “Pages” feature since the Spring, and by now, most of us have transferred to the new system. We’ve been slowly figuring out what all […]
Join COCo, Inter Pares, and the Réseau Québecois des Groupes Écologistes at the World Social Forum! For some organizations who want to live out their social justice values internally, a non-hierarchical management structure is the only way to go. Come to a panel with speakers from three organizations who are living this way to talk […]
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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 […]
Earlier this fall, we wrote a primer on PL56, or the “Lobbying Law”. As we wrote then, The original law was trying to address to a reality where private and corporate interests were able to drastically affect government policy while circumventing any form of democratic process, and it imposed heavy reporting standards for lobbyists. The […]
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 […]