A Trip Down Memory Lane: The INCLUSION Art Show & Sale Then and Now

The INCLUSION Art Show & Sale returns for its 14th year on October 11th from 10:30am - 8:30pm. As the first and largest disability art show in B.C, it continues to celebrate diverse artists and community.

“Never Give Up”: commitment to inclusivity helps new hire find dream job

Justin Farano, a 22-year-old man with autism, is still revelling in the victory of finding his own dream job as an administrator at Vancity. A company that prides itself on its inclusive hiring policies, Vancity creates a welcoming and respectful workplace where peoples’ diverse abilities are celebrated and cherished.

Aegis West Brings The Community Together

Over the month of May, communities around the Lower Mainland donated their gently used clothing and other goods for a clothing drive, organized by our Aegis West day program. This socially responsible gesture encouraged all to give back to families in need, while decluttering their closets and clearing some shelf space as well!

Celebrating Caregivers – Alisa’s Story

This week we shine the spotlight on one of our amazing Shared Living caregivers, Alisa, who shares her life with two women, each of whom has very different cultural and religious backgrounds. Alisa fosters a home filled with love, acceptance, happiness, and mutual respect for others. Alisa and the two women she cares for enjoy celebrating the cultural diversity that surrounds them and have developed a very strong bond.

Sharing Homes and Lives: How One Agency Redefines Caregiving

When the Pollock family opened their home to Marc, they got more than just a roommate – they got a brother, a son, and a new extension of their family they may not have expected. Read about their story and the Shared Living program offered by posAbilities.