Entries by Kira Page

Myth-Busting About Non-Profit Work

Tituba’s Revenge is New-York based organizing collective, who describe themselves as “group of anti-capitalist nonprofit workers who are majority queer women of color”. Their work is in conversation with the important interventions over the last decade (plus) about “getting real” about the realities of the nonprofit sector (notably, the work of the Incite Collective, here). […]

Young Workers in Nonprofit Organizations: What we Know

Every year, we COCo tries to make a point of celebrating May 1st – International Workers’ Day- by talking about working conditions in the nonprofit sector. You can see some of those previous blog posts here and here.  Last year, Imagine Canada released a document that provided interesting observations about young people working in the nonprofit sector, […]

COCo’s New Staff Evaluation Process

When we meet with community groups, we often hear groups talking about their staff evaluation processes- or lack thereof. Staff evaluations are an important accountability mechanism for any organization, but also an important moment for staff to get a sense of how they are doing- in fact, as much as we might find it nerve-wracking, […]

2017 Was a Big Year at COCo! Here are Some Highlights

With our Annual General Meeting over, and our 2017 annual report ready and online, we thought it would be fun to share some highlights from our year with COCo friends and family. If you are a real keener, go ahead and read the whole thing (you can find it here!)- and if not, here are […]

We’re Hiring! Conflict & Diversity Researcher & Facilitator

Conflict & Diversity Researcher & Facilitator About COCo: The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) is a provincial non-profit that works to nurture an inclusive, social-justice oriented Quebec community sector where grassroots organizations can thrive. We believe that is an important part of creating a more just and equitable society overall. To this end, COCo provides […]

Now’s the Time to Become a Member of COCo!

As we are in the month leading up to our Annual General Meeting, we always want to make sure our community- organizations or individuals- knows that they can become a member of COCo. Becoming a member of COCo is a way to participate in the democratic functioning of our organization, as well as a way […]

Funded by PSOC? The Program is Changing

Organizations in health and social services in Montreal are getting together for a day of information sharing and discussion about the revision of the PSOC guidelines in Quebec. The ministry of health and social services is in the process or revising the PSOC program. Although their timeline is fuzzy, the coalitions of PSOC funded groups […]

COCo is Recruiting a new Board Member!

COCo is a provincial non-profit that works to nurture an inclusive, social-justice oriented Quebec community sector where grassroots organizations can thrive because we believe that is an important part of creating a more just and equitable society overall. To this end, COCo provides training, accompaniment, and technological support to small, ground-up, social justice -focused organizations. We […]