June 2014 E-bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s June 2014 E-bulletin

COCo Note

Your organization and Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

The context: Canada’s Anti-Spam legislation

In 2010, Canada’s Federal Government passed a law (Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation or CASL) which aims to fight spam and which comes into force on July 1st 2014. This Law likely affects your communications and outreach activities as a non-profit, but if you were already following best practices, you are probably doing fine on most accounts. However, because there’s a lot of uncertainty around CASL, and the guidelines the government promised for non-profits haven’t been issued, the preparations for this legislation are mostly rules of thumb, and whoever handles communications and outreach should be familiar with it.

 …

Read online.

COCo Picks: News, Tools, and Tips from the COCo Team!

 

Université Populaire 2014 in Chertsey – Bilingual Friendly!

Université Populaire 2014 : Laboratory of Concepts: Defining Words, Defining Actions

This year again, The COCAF (including COCo) is preparing a Université Populaire for the summer.

The event will take place August 26th to 29th in Chertsey, Québec. 

Details for content, programming and registration (by June 30th) can be found below.

How does our definition of key words shape …

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COCo is Hiring for two coordinator positions!

Here’s an occasion to join a horizontally-structured, dynamic workplace, a learning organization dedicated to anti-oppression that works with and in support of community groups to reinforce capacities and strengthen the sector.

COCo is looking for a Communications and engagement coordinator, as well as a

Read online.

COCo Event June 25 – Joining the Tunisian Revolution

Curious about the aftermath of the Arab Spring?
Join us at COCo for our next Movement Building event:   Joining the Tunisian Revolution: Beyond an Open Mind and a Good Heart      The Arab Spring generated so much promise within and beyond the region from which it emerged. The …

 

Read online.

Corporations Canada By-law Builder

If you’re building your first by-laws, you may want to look at a few examples of by-laws, or simply use the online by-law builder by Corporations Canada (designed for Federally incorporated non-profits, not provincially incorporated ones).

It’s fairly easy to use, and will build your by-laws first draft for you as you answer questions about what you want in them. …

Read online.

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

YES launches video highlighting Women in Technology Program

The YES Women In Technology Program offers a range of services specifically geared to women who are interested in exploring a career in technology or looking to start up their technology-based venture. Our goal is to help women enter and remain in the tech industry and support them along their journey. On March 27th 2014, YES held a networking event …

Read online.

The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer Needs You!

JOIN THE TENT VOLUNTEER TEAM! The Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® benefiting the Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital needs hardworking and energetic people like you to help put up tents for the tired and dedicated Riders. And of course, we need you to help take them down too! You can make a difference and have loads of …

Read online.

Co-Op students available for NGO & Non-Profit Internships!

Concordia University’s Institute for Co-Operative Education is proud to be moving into our second term with our New Programs in the Social Sciences!! Many of our students are interested in and knowledgeable in: SOCIAL POLICY, SOCIAL SERVICES, RESEARCH, SOCIAL JUSTICE, THE ARTS, SUSTAINABILITY, NEW MEDIA, WRITING, EVENT PLANNING, AND/OR BASIC OR COMPLEX ADMINISTRATION..and more Co-op also features over 40 disciplines …

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Information on violence against women with Disabilities – DAWN Canada

Here are a few links to tools by DAWN Canada.

Here’s a resource  around violence against women with disabilities and Deaf women and ableism: http://bit.ly/1hGn4gk 
The various formats of it (Plain text, ASL, LSQ) can be found here: http://bit.ly/NQWGVP

Here is a report from 2011 called “Women with Disabilities and Abuse: Access to Supports” : http://bit.ly/N3M70Y

Here …

Read online.

Welcome to COCo’s June 2014 E-bulletin

COCo Note

Your organization and Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

The context: Canada’s Anti-Spam legislation

In 2010, Canada’s Federal Government passed a law (Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation or CASL) which aims to fight spam and which comes into force on July 1st 2014. This Law likely affects your communications and outreach activities as a non-profit, but if you were already following best practices, you are probably doing fine on most accounts. However, because there’s a lot of uncertainty around CASL, and the guidelines the government promised for non-profits haven’t been issued, the preparations for this legislation are mostly rules of thumb, and whoever handles communications and outreach should be familiar with it.

 …

Read online.

COCo Picks: News, Tools, and Tips from the COCo Team!

 

Université Populaire 2014 in Chertsey – Bilingual Friendly!

Université Populaire 2014 : Laboratory of Concepts: Defining Words, Defining Actions

This year again, The COCAF (including COCo) is preparing a Université Populaire for the summer.

The event will take place August 26th to 29th in Chertsey, Québec. 

Details for content, programming and registration (by June 30th) can be found below.

How does our definition of key words shape …

Read online.

COCo is Hiring for two coordinator positions!

Here’s an occasion to join a horizontally-structured, dynamic workplace, a learning organization dedicated to anti-oppression that works with and in support of community groups to reinforce capacities and strengthen the sector.

COCo is looking for a Communications and engagement coordinator, as well as a

Read online.

COCo Event June 25 – Joining the Tunisian Revolution

Curious about the aftermath of the Arab Spring?
Join us at COCo for our next Movement Building event:   Joining the Tunisian Revolution: Beyond an Open Mind and a Good Heart      The Arab Spring generated so much promise within and beyond the region from which it emerged. The …

 

Read online.

Corporations Canada By-law Builder

If you’re building your first by-laws, you may want to look at a few examples of by-laws, or simply use the online by-law builder by Corporations Canada (designed for Federally incorporated non-profits, not provincially incorporated ones).

It’s fairly easy to use, and will build your by-laws first draft for you as you answer questions about what you want in them. …

Read online.

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

YES launches video highlighting Women in Technology Program

The YES Women In Technology Program offers a range of services specifically geared to women who are interested in exploring a career in technology or looking to start up their technology-based venture. Our goal is to help women enter and remain in the tech industry and support them along their journey. On March 27th 2014, YES held a networking event …

Read online.

The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer Needs You!

JOIN THE TENT VOLUNTEER TEAM! The Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® benefiting the Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital needs hardworking and energetic people like you to help put up tents for the tired and dedicated Riders. And of course, we need you to help take them down too! You can make a difference and have loads of …

Read online.

Co-Op students available for NGO & Non-Profit Internships!

Concordia University’s Institute for Co-Operative Education is proud to be moving into our second term with our New Programs in the Social Sciences!! Many of our students are interested in and knowledgeable in: SOCIAL POLICY, SOCIAL SERVICES, RESEARCH, SOCIAL JUSTICE, THE ARTS, SUSTAINABILITY, NEW MEDIA, WRITING, EVENT PLANNING, AND/OR BASIC OR COMPLEX ADMINISTRATION..and more Co-op also features over 40 disciplines …

Read online.

Information on violence against women with Disabilities – DAWN Canada

Here are a few links to tools by DAWN Canada.

Here’s a resource  around violence against women with disabilities and Deaf women and ableism: http://bit.ly/1hGn4gk 
The various formats of it (Plain text, ASL, LSQ) can be found here: http://bit.ly/NQWGVP

Here is a report from 2011 called “Women with Disabilities and Abuse: Access to Supports” : http://bit.ly/N3M70Y

Here …

Read online.