Entries by Kira Page

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Report

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Report Earlier this morning, the final report of the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people was released, with a closing ceremony streamed here. In the words of the report itself, The truths shared in these National Inquiry hearings tell the story – or, more […]

Should Your NonProfit Get an Advisory Board?

Occasionally, nonprofits ask us about the idea of creating an Advisory Board. The hope is that an advisory board would add wisdom, depth, and connection to their work. Equally often, however, community groups already have an advisory board, but when asked about it, shrug their shoulders and tell us it is not serving a clear […]

Tools to Test Your Web Accessibility

We have given ourselves the objective this year of improving the accessibility of COCo’s online presence, as well as the accessibility of the websites we build for nonprofits. As part of this project, we’ve welcomed an intern who is doing a lot of heavy lifting. Hannah has been researching the different tools that exist to […]

We Need Your Help Thinking about Learning Organizations!

We Need Thinking Partners! Are you interested in how organizations learn and change? Do you like to think about what makes it possible for organizations to adapt and manage complex situations? Maybe in your own organization, you have tried to create change, and learnt lessons from that experience? We are looking for people who have […]

Meet the Candidates for our Board of Directors

This year, almost all of the seats on our Board of Directors is up for re-election. Of our existing Board members, 1 has a year left on her term; and 4 are re-running. If our bylaw change is approved, increasing our Board members to 9, that leaves us with four empty seats. In this blog […]

We’re Making a Change to Our Bylaws, to Increase the Number of Board Seats!

This year, in response to other kinds of growth our organization is experiencing, COCo has decided to intentionally increase the number of seats on our Board of Directors, from 7 to 9. Legally speaking, that’s an important change, and we need to have our members ratify it at our Annual General Meeting, on April 29th. […]

We’re Looking for Board Members!

We are looking to fill a couple spots on our Board of Directors for the upcoming year. You don’t have to have any formal training or prior Board experience to be on the COCo Board, but we have some essential qualities we are looking for in a Board member: Proven experience with non-profit organizations and […]

Repairing Relations: UnLearning from Our Colonial History (Open Workshop)

A Workshop on Colonial History This free workshop, organized as part of the ateliers/c, will ask the question: What role can community organizations play in strengthening relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people? This workshop wishes to put forward the historical impact of colonization on Indigenous communities and how relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous have been […]

A Closeup on Urban Greenhouses

A Closeup on Urban Greenhouses The Projet impact collectif and ateliers/C, in collaboration with the Laboratory on Urban Agriculture, AU/LAB, are inviting you to a day of exchange on the development of urban greenhouses. We will be taking a look at issues, obstacles, and keys to success to create or consolidate urban greenhouse projects. When […]

Lea Roback Foundation Scholarships

The Lea Roback Foundation seeks to promote education as a means for the self-realization and emancipation of everyone and to financially support women who wish to further their education. 2019-2020 SCHOLARSHIPS People who are eligible Women, who live in the Province of Quebec, who have financial needs and who are socially committed. Amount of the scholarships General […]