Posts

Tariq

Helping people fight for their rights

"Why we do this is to help people fight for their rights – so that people can change their lives.”
Nola

Members of Project Genesis stand together

"I don’t give Genesis a hundred percent – I give Genesis a hundred and ten! Anyone can come here and we won’t turn you away. I am proud to be a member of Project Genesis.”
Genevieve

Negotiating bureaucratic delays

"The Storefront staff were instrumental in guiding me in assessing the situation so that I could confidently take the next steps in working towards a resolution for Mr. G.”
Mark

My Experience: Keeping rents affordable

"Each time a tenant can stop themselves from being victimized, it is a victory; these individual victories contribute to the ideal of a society that is accessible for everyone."
Kurt, bénévole deu comité droit au logement / Kurt, Housing Rights Committee volunteer

Blue Bonnets: Engaging people in our neighbourhood

“I was so proud that this was something we orchestrated ourselves, and that we succeeded in making local people aware of this important issue and getting them involved.”
Albertha

Participating in positive change

“I believe that as we continue to persevere, by actions and letters of concern to the government about poverty and homelessness, there will be positive changes in the near future."
Aissatou

Working towards a solution

"Through our committee, we continue to work towards a solution – and I think there is one out there. We need to ensure that people are treated with dignity.”
Dua

Increasing confidence for a Home Advocacy Services user

“Since he lost his vision some years ago, Mr. T finds it difficult to manage his paperwork, so he asked our Home Advocacy Services for help"
Brigitte

Opening new avenues of hope

"It felt good to provide information concerning financial assistance and housing options, empowering her to make effective change in her life.”
Daren

Tenants supporting each other

"Teach people to stand up for themselves. Give people confidence. People helping people.”