February 2015 E-Bulletin

COCo Note


Quebec on the Move interactive exhibit launches this month

Quebec on the Move is a traveling video exhibit organized by the Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) and funded by Canadian Heritage, exploring social movements within Quebec’s English-speaking communities through oral history interviews between 22 contemporary community organizers. It will be on display at :

The Centennial Theatre at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke from February 17 to March 2, 2015;
Concordia University’s library atrium in Montreal from March 3 to 18, 2015;
and the Morrin Centre in Quebec City from March 23 to 28, 2015.

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Just Talking: How can our communities work best together in times of austerity?

The current budgetary climate has seen community organizations across Quebec suffer serious setbacks. This next edition of our participative series Just Talking asks, How can our communities work best together in times of austerity? Between 17:30-20:30 on the 24th of February 2015, participants are invited to the COCo space to share, learn & problem solved issue they have been facing working bigger groups or communities (3680 Jeanne-Mance, suite 470).

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COCo seeking new members for the Board of Directors!

The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) is looking for new members for our Board of Directors! We will be electing several new Board Members at our Annual General Meeting in March and we are currently accepting nominations.  If you or someone you know may be interested in running for the COCo Board, please express your interest to us by email to info@coco-net.org for further instructions. 

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COCo’s AGM set for March 31st, 2015

COCo’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 31st, so mark it in your calendars!

Remember, community groups who plan on attending will need to be members in order to exercise voting rights. Fill out this bilingual online form to sign-up to be a COCo Member group – it only takes 5 minutes!

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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

Youth Employment Services (YES) launches it programming for Winter/Spring 2015

The new year brings more of our workshops and signature events including an our annual Entrepreneurship Conference taking place in the spring of 2015 as well as Women in Technology Networking Event on Thursday, February 26th and the YES Art Expo/Art Conference/Artist Book Launch for “Business Skills for Creative Souls” taking place on Thursday, Friday & Saturday, March 19-21st. To see everything that we have to offer, download a copy of the Winter/Spring 2015 Program Book online at www.yesmontreal.ca or call 514-878-9788.

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Atwater Library Space for Lease

We have available for long-term leasing 1,600 sq. ft. of space in our recently-renovated attractive heritage building. On the ground floor, two distinct areas with excellent natural light, both with private washroom capability, suitable for a variety of educational, health and community uses. On the 2nd floor, a 700 sq. ft. room that is airy and bright with a high ceiling. Centrally located next to the Atwater métro, Place Alexis-Nihon and the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Interested parties are invited to contact Luciano D’Iorio of Terramont, Certified Real Estate Broker, at 514-861-2020 ext’n 213 or ld@terramont.com.

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