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 […]

Do you want to apply for low-cost housing ?

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 6pm, 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 […]

Launch of the Blue Bonnets Forum Report and of a Conceptual Plan

Thursday, June 18, 2015, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at 6767 Côte-des-Neiges. You are cordially invited to the Launch of the Forum Report and Conceptual Plan from the Community Forum on the Future of the Hippodrome Site. To confirm your participation please contact: jennifer@conseilcdn.qc.ca (514)739-7731 x225 sheetal@genese.qc.ca (514)738-2036 x405