Relationships

The most powerful way to start shaping the future

Discovering community living’s gifts and possibilities By Michelle Strutzenberger From co-housing to social enterprise, new ways to enrich the lives of people who have an intellectual disability are being actively explored...

We need new conversations inside and outside community living: Gord Tulloch

Q and A with posAbilities director of innovation By Michelle Strutzenberger Canada’s community living movement and developmental services sector have some tough questions to grapple with that go far beyond funding,...

PosAbilities helps demonstrate ‘We are Community’

Highlights ABCD in action at Inclusion BC conference By Natalie Hamilton By connecting a Cincinnati man who has a sense of humour with others who appreciate his wittiness, his circle of...

Sports fans build community through team sponsorship

David, Pierre and Murray also getting to know their neighbours as they ‘Adopt-a-SPOT’ By Michelle Strutzenberger David, Pierre and Murray are channeling their shared passion for sports into sponsoring a children’s...

Asset-based community development springs into action

‘It does so much to make our communities more inclusive’ By Natalie Hamilton One day Joe Erpenbeck helped connect a man with a disability who has a passion for baseball with...

Share your story with posAbilities Today

Staff, self-advocates and family members invited to contact newsroom By Michelle Strutzenberger As the start of 2013 inspires thoughts of fresh direction, the posAbilities Today newsroom foresees a slight shift for...

PosAbilities thickens community connections

Proposes Shared Living support networks, partners with Quest Food Exchange, co-hosts community-building event By Michelle Strutzenberger Building community capacity is an interest of posAbilities, and in 2012 the organization took several...

posAbilities seeks to sustain new community-building conversation

Activity underway to bring asset-based community development fellow Joe Erpenback for long-term work in Vancouver By Michelle Strutzenberger The challenge with a paradigm-shifting dialogue like the one in Vancouver last week...

Vancouver rediscovering the power of the neighbourhood

85 join event on building inclusive communities By Michelle Strutzenberger Creating a healthy and caring society will require everyone’s involvement, not just government or professional supports. This was the premise of...

New opportunity to further enrich relationships at heart of Shared Living program

Networks to provide space for connection, support, information By Michelle Strutzenberger An upcoming holiday to the Philippines could be a form of respite for a person who is part of a...

British Columbia celebrates family caregivers

Vancouver General Hospital to host free workshops, event May 12 By Camille Jensen They are everyday heroes who provide physical, emotional and financial support for people who need it most:...

Partnerships, services point to greater movement towards true inclusion

Team manager says community of belonging and engagement is taking shape By Lisa Bailey A posEnvisioning a future of full inclusion and integration for people who have a disability, posAbilities team...

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