December 2012 E-bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s December E-bulletin

COCo Note

This month, COCo is excited to launch the Portes Ouvertes project! Ce mois, COCo annonce avec plaisir le lancement du projet Portes Ouvertes!


Increasing anti-oppression capacity within community groups is one of COCo’s Six Strategic Directions. Portes Ouvertes: Réduire l’exclusion sociale dans les groupes communautaires du Québec, which will be conducted over the next six months in collaboration with participants from various community organizations, will address this issue directly.  Anti-oppression work and work around social exclusion operates in specific ways in the …

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Big Picture

The Colours of Resistance Archive


The Colours of Resistance Archive is a collection of analysis and tools for liberatory organizing and movement-building aimed at documenting our movement history and helping to advance contemporary analysis and organizing. Colours of Resistance (COR) was a grassroots network of people in the U.S. and Canada who consciously worked to develop anti-racist, multiracial politics in …

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Close Up

Info-sheets on linguistic inclusivity


Through the course of our C’est en franglais project last year, COCo produced several info-sheets that tackle the nuts and bolts of linguistic inclusivity in the context of Quebec community organizations. Check them out, let us know what you think!

Inclusive meetings’ nuts and bolts

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COCo Connect

La Journée sur la Conjoncture

COCo was at La Journée sur la Conjoncture on the 21st of November at Centre St-Pierre organized by la TROVEP (Table régionale des organismes volontaires en éducation populaire).The objective of the gathering was to get participants to gain new perspectives, think critically and connect with one another across movements.      Panelists from organizations ranging from FRAPRU to CSN, IRIS Institut …

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Commun-IT Tech Corner

Tech-Works and Afghan Catering Website Launch


In addition to the “Tech-Works” event being held on December 7th, Commun-IT is also excited to announce the launch of the first of 3 free website we have been developing for community groups in our network.

The new website …

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Community Events

If you have enabled images for this email then you will see a listing of community events below.  Click on the calendar image below or click here to browse events on the Community Calendar on COCo’s website.

Job Offers

If you have enabled images for this email then you will see a listing of job postings below.  Note that the job postings are presented according to their application deadline, however YOU MUST view the full postings on the COCo website to ensure that you meet the application deadline.

Other Community Postings

Call Out: Portes Ouvertes – COCo is looking for collaborators for a new project!Appel: Portes Ouvertes – COCo recherche des collaborateur(trice)s pour un nouveau projet!

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Regroupement Naissance-Renaissance – Recherche de participantes

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Helping Montreal’s Youth into the Workforce: YES’ Holiday Job Tree Campaign

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The 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy & CKUT 90.3FM present the Dragonroot Project: a workshop series on gendered violence.

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POWER PLAY: Philippe Allard – Production Residency – POWER PLAY: Philippe Allard – Résidence de production

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