Entries by Parker Mah

October 2017 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s October 2017 E-bulletin! COCo Note Commit to the Community Sector! Upcoming Demonstrations and Actions Over the last decades, we have seen brutal budgetary cuts to social services and to non-profit funding. It puts community groups in a double bind: doing more work to reach people who are no longer being served by the […]

5 RADICAL RESOURCES from the Allied Media Conference

COCo staffers were on hand last month to participate in the 18th Annual Allied Media Conference, held at the Wayne State University campus in Detroit, Michigan. The conference, which bills itself as a “collaborative laboratory of media-based organizing strategies,” ended up being that and so much more: a smorgasbord of workshops, skill-sharing, meetups, panels, and […]

Women’s Centre free evening conferences in October

The Centre des femmes solidaires et engagées located in Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough welcomes all women to a free evening conferences in English: October 1st at 7pm: Conference “Understanding the importance of wills and mandates to protect us and loved ones.” Lectured by a family Law Lawyer. October 8th at 7pm: Conference “Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias: […]

Get your tickets now for Tune In To YES9: A Party with a Purpose!

Featuring an impressive silent auction, complimentary food, wine, beer and live performance by The Hellbound Hepcats,Tune In To YES9 is not only an exciting networking and social event, it is also an opportunity to help local job-seekers, entrepreneurs and artists. Tickets are $125 and include complimentary wine, beer, food and live entertainment (partial tax receipts […]

Innovation Jeunes seeks volunteer tutors

Innovation Youth’s mission is to see youth engaged in their community and be better able to integrate into their social, family, and academic lives. We offer a high school completion program for youth between the ages of 16 and 25 years old, coupled with artistic and nutrition workshops to complement youths’ learning. Volunteers assist with […]

Invest in Trust: Imagine Canada’s Standards Program

The Standards Program is a set of shared standards for charities and nonprofits designed to strengthen practices in five fundamental areas. The Program’s goals are to build excellence within Canada’s charities and nonprofits through common standards of practice and to strengthen confidence in the sector. Accredited organizations are awarded a program Trustmark so they can showcase this […]