Still Rockin’– The posAbilities House Band

Contributed by Gabriela Torres  Every Friday Morning from 10:30am-12:30pm the sound proof room allocated to posAbilities at Suna Studios blares with the sound of music and buzzes with positive energy. Back in May, we introduced you to the posAbilities House Band, a group of extremely creative and talented individuals who dance, sing and march to the beat of their own drum. Recently, we reconnected with team members, Dave and Seth who help facilitate the jam sessions at Suna Studios. Because...

Hey! We’re Running the #IASContest

Contributed by  Gabriela Torres  The #IASContest Every year talented artists gather at Heritage Hall to display and sell their creations to family, friends and roaming art lovers alike. This year’s show will take place on October 26th from 5:00pm-8:00pm and October 27th from 11:00-7:00pm. Being an event that functions as a springboard for connection and collaboration, we want to involve you in the process through the Inclusion Art Show Contest or, #IASContest. The #IASContest will begin on August 10th at 2:00pm...

We’re Feeling Social on Social Media – posAbilities Welcomes Instagram!

Contributed by Gabriela Torres  Hello all! We have some fabulous news…posAbilities has started to actively use Instagram! We’ve already posted tons of great photos and videos onto this social media platform. Each photo and video functions to tell a story and shows you the latest happenings within our organization. For example, we have some great (and funny) photos of our new interns, fantastic shots of our theatre crew at Stage Door and awesome posts from various events we’ve participated in...

A Site for Sore Eyes – Introducing the new posAbilities INCLUSION Art Show and Sale website!

  Contributed by Gabriela Torres  It’s a new year, filled with new art and new artists. Not to mention, the INCLUSION Art Show and sale is just around the corner! This year’s show will take place on October 26th from 5-8pm and October 27th from 11-7pm at Heritage Hall in Vancouver. To further embrace all this “new,” we’ve created an updated and more current version of the Inclusion art show site. This new website has somewhat of a modern twist....

CEO of Vancity Participates in “Focus on Ability” Day

Many people living with disabilities are searching for meaningful employment opportunities. The Neil Squire Society has put forward a challenge to get more employers to work with people living with disabilities. In order to kick start this, the CEO of Vancity, Tamara Vrooman, experienced what it was like working in a wheelchair for a day. She and other employees at Vancity completed their daily tasks by using assistive technology. Doing so, they learned about some of the barriers and possibilities...