Entries by Kira Page

November 2015 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s November 2015 E–bulletin COCo Note Will You Strike With Us on November 2nd and 3rd? On November 2nd and 3rd, community organizations across Québec will strike as part of an ongoing movement against austerity and for an increase in funding and recognition for the community sector. For the community sector, a strike doesn’t […]

YES, in collaboration with the Quebec Employment Service Providers Roundtable presents the 13th Annual Quebec Employment Service Providers Conference

If you are a career or employment counsellor and provide English-language services, you will not want to miss this conference focusing on issues affecting you and your clients. Join us on Monday, November 30, 2015, for the 13th Quebec Employment Service Providers Conference featuring, the Public Service Commission of Canada-speaking on Accessing jobs for persons […]

Understanding Austerity

“Austerity” is being bandied around a lot these days, and beyond being about cuts, it’s not always clear what we’re talking about. We’ve collected a couple resources for people and organizations who are curious what austerity really means. The resources here are in English, are easily accessible, and go into details about the ways austerity […]

9 Ways to Make We Can Make Social Justice Movements Less Elitist and More Accessible

Recently published on Everyday Feminism, we really like this “listicle” of 9 ways we can make social movements more accessible. Kai Cheng Thom writes: “Social justice and feminist culture are incredible positive forces that can transform the way we see ourselves and the world around us…But sometimes those same activist cultures can be unnecessarily exclusive […]

Speak Up! The Popular Inquiry on Community Groups

The members of the Quebec Network for Independent Community Action (RQ-ACA) have an ongoing campaign titled “Independent Community Action: We Demand Government Action”, which is focussed the need for both recognition and funding for independent community groups in Quebec. One important component of this campaign is a popular inquiry, gathering testimonials from community groups across […]

October 2015 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s October 2015 E-Bulletin COCo Note Introducing our newest COCo staff members! COCo would like to welcome two new staff members to our team: Kira Page, our new Communications and Membership Engagement Coordinator, and Juniper Belshaw as the Funding Development and Contract Coordinator! Juniper joins our team with mega-enthusiasm for organizational health. She […]