Take a closer look at the work of Project Genesis through the eyes of volunteers, members, interns, staff, and service users!

Priscilla

My story: Perseverance and helping others

PERSEVERANCE AND HELPING OTHERS At age 70, Priscilla came…
Kim

My experience: Fighting poverty by fighting for social housing

FIGHTING POVERTY BY FIGHTING FOR SOCIAL HOUSING “When I…

My experience: Learning and being inspired to make a change

LEARNING AND BEING INSPIRED TO MAKE A CHANGE “I started…
Rodolfo (right)

My Experience: Help with addressing financial difficulties

HELP WITH ADDRESSING FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES Rodolfo came through…
Judith, bénévole au Centre de services individuels / Judith, Storefront volunteer

My Experience: Donation - How one good turn can lead to many others

DONATION: HOW ONE GOOD TURN CAN LEAD TO MANY OTHERS "As a…
Estrelita

My Experience: Encouragement and support through a long process

ENCOURAGEMENT AND SUPPORT THROUGH A LONG PROCESS Sixty-two-year-old…
Susan

Anti-Poverty work: An Inside Look from Susan

PEOPLE LIVING IN POVERTY SPEAKING OUT "I was motivated to…
At the Storefront / Au Centre de services individuels

From our Storefront files: Sorting out welfare woes

SORTING OUT WELFARE WOES When Ms. B.'s monthly welfare cheque…
Djamel

Home Advocacy Services: An Inside Look from Djamel

OFFERING SERVICES FOR THOSE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY “I’ve…
Camille

Storefront: An Inside Look from Camille

SUPPORTING AND STANDING IN SOLIDARITY WITH THOSE IN DIFFICULTY “I…
Pour un tarif social du transport en commun / For a social rate for public transit

Supporting a social rate for public transit: An Inside Look

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO NOT BE ABLE TO AFFORD BASIC PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION…
Prochaines sorties barrées

(Video) Prochaines sorties barrées, with Anti-Poverty Committee volunteers

(Film mostly in French, with some English content) GRFPQ -…
Luie

My Viewpoint: Blue Bonnets - An opportunity not to be missed

BLUE BONNETS - AN OPPORTUNITY NOT TO BE MISSED “Blue Bonnets…
Régie du lentement

(Video) The Rental Board discriminates against tenants

April 24, 2014. Video on Rental Board delays, how they have…
Menachem

Storefront: An Inside Look from Menachem

SOLVING PROBLEMS "Sometimes, working at the Storefront, you…
CFP Évaluation Porte-à-porte / CFP Outreach Evaluation

(Video) Evaluating Outreach: An Inside Look with Outreach volunteers

(In French) The Centre de Formation Populaire (CFP) produced…
Russel, bénévole au comité anti-pauvreté / Russell, Anti-Poverty committee volunteer

Anti-Poverty work: An Inside Look from Russell

GAINING INSIGHT AND BUILDING SOLIDARITY “In my view, the…
Bénévole Càd consulte le personnel / HAS volunteer consulting a staff person

From our HAS files: The Heat is On!

THE HEAT IS ON! Ms. K. is a 91-year-old woman living alone.…
Catherine

My Experience: Securing benefits in a time of crisis

OBTAINING BENEFITS FOR A SINGLE MOTHER IN A TIME OF CRISIS "In…
Line

Outreach work: An Inside Look from Line

CARING ABOUT LOCAL RESIDENTS “Being involved in Outreach…
Tariq

My Experience: Helping people fight for their rights

HELPING PEOPLE FIGHT FOR THEIR RIGHTS Tariq was reading the…
Nola

My Experience: Members of Project Genesis stand together

MEMBERS OF PROJECT GENESIS STAND TOGETHER "Project Genesis…
Genevieve

Storefront: An Inside Look from Geneviève

NEGOTIATING BUREAUCRATIC DELAYS "Mr. G, a Storefront user,…
Mark

My Experience: Keeping rents affordable

KEEPING RENTS AFFORDABLE "Through our targeted goal to share…
Kurt, bénévole deu comité droit au logement / Kurt, Housing Rights Committee volunteer

Blue Bonnets: An Inside Look from Kurt

ENGAGING PEOPLE IN OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD "I first found out…
Albertha

My Experience: Participating in positive change

PARTICIPATING IN POSITIVE CHANGE Albertha came into the Storefront…
Aissatou

My Experience: Working towards a solution

WORKING TOWARDS A SOLUTION “I find all my work on the…
Dua

My Experience: Increasing confidence for a HAS user

INCREASING CONFIDENCE FOR A HOME ADVOCACY SERVICES USER “Since…
Chris

My Experience: Breaking the silence

BREAKING THE SILENCE “As I think back, a big thing that…
Brigitte

My Experience: Opening new avenues of hope

OPENING NEW AVENUES OF HOPE “One thing I feel good about…
Edy

My Experience: Empowering tenants

EMPOWERING TENANTS “My strong belief in social justice led…
Daren

My Experience: Tenants supporting each other

TENANTS SUPPORTING EACH OTHER “Tenants, who are the majority,…