Community Inclusion

PosAbilities staff inspired by Peter Block workshop

Renowned author and facilitator outlines framework for building community By Camille Jensen VANCOUVER — In front of the approximately 250 people attending Peter Block’s Everyone Belongs workshop, Lori Underwood...

Self-advocate works to ensure former residents can attend Woodlands demolition

Many issues to move forward on By Lisa Bailey A self-advocate who works to empower and educate to build a fully inclusive community for people with disabilities, Lorie Sherritt acted...

PosAbilities artists give back to the community

Local TV show spotlights artist, program Michelle Strutzenberger By participating in a local art tour event recently, people involved in the posAbilities art program had an exciting opportunity to give back...

Stage Door program participant commending actors’ strengths

Video specialist impressed by troupe’s intellectual rigour and talent Deron Hamel A former Simon Fraser University (SFU) student who participated in a Stage Door Theatre Troupe project says his favourite aspect...

Budding photographer pursuing her passion

Pair enjoys collaboration on Maple Ridge newsletter Natalie Hamilton Constantly capturing candids with her digital camera, 23-year-old Amanda would like to follow in her grandfather’s footsteps and become a professional photographer. [click...

Gardening project capturing spirit of diversity

Initiative bringing out the beauty of the community, says co-ordinator Deron Hamel A gardening project that’s bringing together people accessing services from posAbilities and people accessing services from MOSAIC, an organization...

Stage Door program expanded into film and video

Collaboration with SFU students results in new skills Deron Hamel The Stage Door Theatre Troupe, a successful theatre program for stage actors who have a disability, is creating new storytelling opportunities...

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