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January 20, 2023

In the Right Place with QAHN

“In the Right Place” is a blog series of the COM-Unity project featuring conversations with our partner organizations. In each conversation, we try to get a sense for how belonging takes shape in their specific communities, and how the places we inhabit shape us—and how we, in turn, shape them. Today's conversation is with Heather Darch, project coordinator at the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN).

November 30, 2022

Views From Here (Guest Blog Series): A Space To Belong

Views from Here is a youth guest blog series featuring voices from youth from our COM-Unity partner organizations. In the series, English-speaking youth share what it means to them to find a sense of belonging in Quebec. In this first post of the series, Matthew Mullone, a young academic and musician associated with BCRC shares his first person perspective on the frictions of arriving to Quebec as an English-speaking Black person.

November 18, 2022

In the Right Place with BCRC

“In the Right Place” is a blog series of the COM-Unity project featuring conversations with our partner organizations. In each conversation, we try to get a sense for how belonging takes shape in their specific communities, and how the places we inhabit shape us—and how we, in turn, shape them. Today’s conversation is with Ayana Monuma, coordinator of the Where They Stood project at the Black Community Resource Centre (BCRC).

October 14, 2022

In the Right Place with Y4Y

“In the Right Place” is a blog series of the COM-Unity project featuring conversations with our partner organizations. In each conversation, we try to get a sense for how belonging takes shape in their specific communities, and how the places we inhabit shape us—and how we, in turn, shape them. Today’s conversation is with Chloe Rodriguez, the coordinator of Youth 4 Youth Quebec’s COM-Unity partnered project, “You Are Here: The Belonging Project”.

September 09, 2022

In the Right Place with LEARN

“In the Right Place” is a blog series of the COM-Unity project featuring conversations with our partner organizations. In each conversation, we try to get a sense for how belonging takes shape in their specific communities, and how the places we inhabit shape us—and how we, in turn, shape them. Today’s conversation is with Ben Loomer, project coordinator of the “I Belong” project with LEARN (Leading English Education and Resource Network).

August 19, 2022

In the Right Place with ELAN

Today’s conversation is with Guy Rex Rodgers, the founding executive director (2004-2022) of the English Language Arts Network (ELAN) and current manager of ELAN’s COM-Unity partnership initiatives.

July 15, 2022

In the Right Place with Blue Metropolis

‘In the Right Place’ is a blog series of the COM-Unity project featuring conversations with our partner organizations. In each conversation, we try to get a sense of how belonging takes shape in their organization and the communities they work in, and how the places we inhabit shape us—and how we, in turn, shape them.

June 14, 2022

Announcing COM-Unity's Year 3 Partners and Projects

We are pleased to announce that the COM-Unity project is now heading into its third year and bringing with it a new partner organization and an exciting roster of projects!

June 06, 2022

A Day of Belonging: May 30th event celebrated Quebec's English-speaking communities

At the end of May, COM-Unity's Year 2 partner organizations came together to celebrate the wrap-up of a year of projects engaging English-speaking communities across Quebec through the arts, culture, heritage and education…

March 23, 2022

Guest blog: My experience as a Y4Y Roaming Youth Cultural Ambassador

Santana Briggs, Y4Y Roaming Youth Cultural Ambassador for the 'You Are Here' project, reflects on her experience