Entries by Ahmar Husain

Job Posting: Community Organizer

Posting date: October 2017 Community Organizer Project Genesis seeks a community organizer for a permanent position at 30 hours/week. Starting date would be in early December. Work is on social and economic rights, mostly on housing rights, with people on low incomes in the multiethnic Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood. Position includes organization of campaigns and actions with […]

Highlights 2016

Project Genesis – together for social and economic rights Individual Services Through our often-bustling Storefront drop-in centre, as well as our modest yet vital Home Advocacy Services program, Project Genesis assists individuals and families with their immediate difficulties. This past year, this work was sustained by 61 volunteers and 14 students, who gave their time as […]

Do you want to apply for low-cost housing ?

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 2pm, at Project Genesis.  Use entrance on the second floor. Come to our low-cost housing Application Session! We will offer you: Information about low-cost housing as well as the other kinds of social housing Help in filling out application forms Information about the Shelter Allowance program Information about our work […]

My Experience: Encouragement and support through a long process

ENCOURAGEMENT AND SUPPORT THROUGH A LONG PROCESS Sixty-two-year-old Estrelita came to Project Genesis because her health no longer permitted her to continue working as a caregiver. We informed her that as a widow, she was eligible for the Allowance for the Survivor. Although this was good news, it was only the beginning of a very […]

Forum Report: Blue Bonnets: From Vision to Reality

June 2015. In collaboration with the Corporation de développement communautaire de Côte-des-Neiges (CDC de CDN) and the architectural firm Rayside-Labossière, Project Genesis co-organized a community forum to develop a collective vision for a vibrant, inclusive neighbourhood on the former Blue Bonnets racetrack site. The forum welcomed over 175 participants, including local residents and members of […]