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This Issue:

  1. REISA Annual General Meeting
  2. Community Network Forum Report
  3. Tamarack Conference: Neighborhoods The Heart of Community: Mobilizing for Impact
  4. Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) Annual General Meeting
  5. AMI- Quebec 40th Anniversary
  6. Red Feather Forum
  7. Community Events


1. Reisa Annual General Meeting

REISA’s Annual General Meeting was held on June 28th, 2017, at the Centre Leonardo Da Vinci. Ms. Fatiha Gatre Guemiri, Executive Director of REISA, presented REISA’s annual report which included details of REISA’s activities over the past year. Click the link below to check out our annual report!
Annual Report!

2. REISA's Community Network Forum Report

This year’s forum entitled The Network Model: Influencing Public Policy for Social Change, was held on February 23rd, 2017.  The forum explored strategic challenges for organizations working to gain a foothold in policy process and measuring and communicating success to local community constituencies. Check out the link below to find the full report.
Community Network Forum Report

3. Tamarack Conference: Neighborhoods The Heart of Community: Mobilizing for Impact

On June 6, 7, and 8, the Tamarack Institute hosted a 3 day conference which addressed embracing community change at a neighborhood level. The bilingual conference brought together community workers from all over the country and United States to learn, develop, and discuss innovative community building approaches. Key note speakers included Nathalie Fortin, Chair of the Montréal Neighbourhood Tables, Michael McAffee, Co-Director of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute (PNI) and Vice-President for Programs at PolicyLink, and John McKnight, co-founder of Asset-Based Community Development Institute. Tamarack is always hosting new and exciting events; to learn more about the institute and to participate in future events, visit:
Tamarack Community

4. Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) Annual General Meeting

On June 15 and 16 REISA’s Executive Director attended QCGN’s 22nd Annual General Meeting where they presented their Annual Report and provided attendees with many insights and resources to community work. One significant find for the REISA team was Canva is a free website that allows you to build various types of promotional material, produce newsletters, design presentations, and more. QCGN hosted a speed dating event on June 15th; more than 70 members were in attendance and links were successfully created between community participants.

5. Red Feather Forum

REISA has been featured in the March and June editions of the Red Feather Forum! The Red Feather Forum releases a quarterly newsletter highlighting health and social service's most recent developments in the greater Montreal region. In their two latest editions, the Red Feather Forum features REISA's work with both the special needs community and the senior citizen communities of Montreal's East-end. Follow the link below to check out the full newsletters!
Red Feather Forum

6. AMI-Quebec 40th Anniversary Gala

REISA partner AMI-Quebec will be celebrating their 40th Anniversary by hosting a gala on October 12th with food, music, a silent auction, and a raffle. For details call 514-486-1448. Be sure to check it out!

7. Community Events

Saint-Léonard in 3 dimensions; 7 languages; 5 continents

By l'Accueil aux immigrants de l’Est de Montréal
July 15th and 29th, August 12th and 26th, and September 16th.

5960, Jean-Talon Est.
Climb aboard a bus and discover the history and cultures of Saint-Léonard. The trip will end with a festival at Wilfrid-Bastien park.

Cultivons Saint-Léonard

l'Écoquartier de Saint-Léonard
September 10th.
Come and discover tricks and tips from the gardeners of various cultural communities of Saint-Léonard.

Garden visit
Saturday August 19th

Culinary workshop
Wednesday October 18th

Montréal Symphonique

Parc Wilfrid-Bastien
August 19th, 9:07 pm
OSM, Métropolitain Orchestra and McGill Symphony Orchestra 
The show will be projected on a giant screen so that all attendees can fully enjoy the performance.

For the full program and more details, visit:
Seniors Associations Anjou
Are you 50 years or over and looking to spend pleasant moments in good company? Various senior associations of Anjou are constantly organizing activities that will surely please you! Visit the link below to find a list of phone numbers and details regarding the different activities available.

Anjou Activities Spring/Summer 2017
Movies in the Park

From the 29th of June to the 17th of August.
Come enjoy some of your favorite films under the stars! Entrance is free, don't forget your blankets and/or chairs! Follow the link bellow to find your neighborhood and dates
Movies in the Park
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