Entries by Kira Page

What We Learnt About Doing an Online AGM

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, COCo made a last-minute decision to hold an online AGM, instead of the in-person we had planned. Many of you have your Annual General Meetings in the coming months and will be facing similar questions, so we wanted to share what we have learned!  There are a few […]

How to Join Our Virtual AGM

Our virtual AGM is happening today, March 30th, from 2-4pm! This post contains information on how to participate, what to expect, your membership, how to use Zoom, accessibility, and what to do if you are having tech problems.  How to Participate We are using Zoom for our AGM. This is the link to join our […]

Three ways not-for-profits can drop in-person meetings but still function

Public health recommendations are asking the public to reduce contact with other people to limit the spread of COVID-19, in an attempt to ultimately save lives. But avoiding in-person meetings in a not-for-profit can have legal implications. Legal Issues around In-Person Meetings The difficulty is that the law has always considered in-person meetings as the […]

Changes to Our Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To COCo community,  We are writing to you to share the decisions we as COCo are making in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope this minimally helps clarify what this means for our ongoing services, and also might help your nonprofit make the best decisions possible given the circumstances.  What We are Changing  Our […]

18 Ways We’ve Improved Our Hiring Process

Over the past couple of years, we have been overhauling our hiring process. A lot of this is because a number of the current staff at COCo had challenging hiring experiences with the organization, where we felt our time was wasted, or our talents were undervalued – and those were the people who got hired! […]

We’re Winners! COCo won the “Empowerment” Prize

We’re excited to let you all know that we were announced last night as the winners of Centraide’s “Le Prix des Solidaires” in the “Empowerment” category. The selection committee highlighted our work on Diversité d’Abord, looking at racism in the community sector, and ateliers/c, our series of co-learning events. Congratulations to all the other winners – […]