Staying Connected

Updates from Atkinson’s community of partners, collaborators and allies.

15 Jun 22
Deena Ladd, executive director and co-founder of the Workers' Action Centre, received an honorary degree from Brock University on June 14, 2022. In her commencement speech, she calls on all of us to recognize our collective connection and to take collective responsibility to build better workplaces and communities. Read more >
13 May 22
A new survey has been launched by Ontario Nonprofit Network and l'Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario to help understand the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Ontario's nonprofit sector. Read more >
14 Jul 21
The Ontario Nonprofit Network and l’Assemblée de la Francophonie de l’Ontario have released a report, detailing the impact of COVID-19 on nonprofits across the province and what is needed to help the sector recover. Read more >
19 Oct 20
Women workers make up 80 percent of the nonprofit sector, but they're not experiencing decent work. The Ontario Nonprofit Network has put together a collection of resources and recommendations to push for change. Read more >
18 Aug 20
The Ontario Nonprofit Network and the Assemblée de la Francophonie de l’Ontario have released a report based on a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on over 1000 nonprofits and charities in Ontario. Read more >
11 Jul 20
The Canadian Women's Foundation, Ontario Nonprofit Network, and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives are collaborating on a new series of reports focused on how the pandemic recovery can contribute to a more gender-equitable Canada. Read more >
6 May 20
The Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) has hit the pavement to support their members. TASSC's executive director describes seeing “tremendous magic happen” within the community since emergency measures began. Read more about how. Read more >
30 Apr 20
The Ontario Nonprofit Network has proposed a $680 million Stabilization Fund to support the nonprofit sector to ensure that nonprofits and charities can help rebuild the economy and communities. Read more >
6 Apr 20
The Ontario Nonprofit Network conducted a flash survey to examine how organizations across Ontario are affected by COVID-19. The report concludes that nonprofits and charities are facing a triple threat. Read more >
20 Mar 20
Nonprofit workers and organizations have been stepping up in their communities to respond to the increased need for supports and services during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more >
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