Updates from The Stand

2018 Annual General Meeting

3rd AGM 2018 The Stand

Sunday, January 14, 3:00 – 5:00 pm Cosmo Civic Centre (3130 Laurier Drive) This year, we’re holding it on the west side of the city. If you require onsite child care or a ride from The Stand (615 Main Street), please let us know at the email or phone number below. Our agenda will include: Report

First Annual Stand Sustainer Social

Susatiner Social 2018

The Stand Community Organizing Centre is ready to take The Stand to the next level – not a moment too soon in light of this Spring’s provincial budget cuts and global rise of divisive, fear-driven politics. To achieve our vision and remain an independent voice untempered by government and corporate funding, we need to pool

It’s time to take The Stand to the next level

Become a Monthly Sustainer

Friends and supporters, We have reached a critical moment in the development of our organization, The Treaty 6 Justice Collective. Over the past two and a half years, T6JC has been operating The Stand Community Organizing Centre as a hub that builds social movements by informing, supporting, and connecting people to work towards social, environmental, and economic justice.

Fightback against austerity is essential

Fightback against auserity is essential

Images from protests around Saskatchewan after the release of the Saskatchewan budget in March 2017, which eliminated an essential transport service (STC) and dramatically cut funding to libraries and other services, while reducing corporate taxes and raising consumption taxes. There are moments in history where local politics have national, and even international, significance. Saskatchewan is

Six ways The Stand has made a difference

Happy HO HO HOrganizing from The Stand! We have been busy organizing for change last year, working in partnership with many of the committed and inspiring community groups in our city. Our work has included organizing public events and meetings that address: just transitions for oil sector workers, car sharing, electric cars, green burials, new

Report from Overshoot Day at The Stand

According to Global Footprint Network, August 8th was Earth Overshoot Day, the day when humanity had used up its natural resources budget for the entire year, with carbon sequestration making up more than half of the demand on nature. I have been an environmental activist for the past 10 years and my activism has led me to the understanding that this is the most important issue facing us on the planet. I now speak wherever and whenever I can on the importance of looking after earth, our only home… and the only one that I know of with chocolate!

Workshop: One Tangible Skill – Choosing a Website Platform

One Tangible Skill

Making a website for your organization can be easy— but knowing where to start is hard! In the past couple of years, the options for “website platforms” — the software to build a website with — have multiplied. It can be bewildering to a new person: should you use WordPress? Squarespace? Shopify? or something else? What

Kevin Mitchell in Concert @ The Stand

We’re pleased to announce that singer-songwriter Kevin Mitchell will be gracing The Stand Centre with a wonderful show on August 8! Accompanying Kevin’s music will be a show of ART Photo Posters on the Boreal Forest – a Boreal Series by John Murray and Don Kossick – and also short video clips on the need to protect and preserve the Boreal Forest.

Tickets are $10 at the door at The Stand!

RSVP on the Facebook event! More info after the “Read More.”

May Updates

We are pleased to have a new board member, Liz James, who will be helping us out on fundraising and events. Over the summer months, Liz will be organizing a number of weekly events (sneak preview – Activist Kids Reading Corner! We’ve got lots of inspiring kids books just waiting to be read to your