Open Letter From Léonie Couture, Executive director and founder of Herstreet

 

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Emily was a shy, withdrawn child, often absent from school. On

Yearly, the International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8th in the Maison Olga at Herstreet. This year we were glad to welcome Chantal Michaud, an activist with many commitments during her professional career: she worked for the Conseil du statut de la femme, the Secrétariat à l’action communautaire autonome, the Fonds de lutte contre la

Following the nomination of Léonie Couture as one of the 10 most Influential women in Quebec published by La Presse on March 8th, 2013, Léonie chose Louise Waridel as a future "influential woman”. Louise is the head of the Day Center of the Maison Olga.

 


It is a great honor for Louise and for Herstreet, whose

Alexandre Champagne, actor, humorist and TV presenter, chose to defend Herstreet yesterday at the show Le Grand Saut broadcast on V on March 14th. In this diving contest, Alexander showed a lot of guts and made

"Les voix du Cœur" gave its première performance at a Christmas dinner organised by Herstreet on December 13. The founding of this chorus was made possible by the immense generosity of Monique Joachim who accompanied the voices on her cello. We would like to take this opportunity to offer Mme Joachim our heartfelt thanks; sincere thanks also to

With the recording of “Complicité volontaire”, Élyse Robineault and Annie Caron have combined their talents in support of Herstreet.  Copies of this disk are available right now.

 

Very sincere thanks to Harold Gagné for his great reporting which clearly showed the difficulties

 

Every year, Herstreet tries to summarise the changes that have occurred with respect to women’s homelessness

Almost 100 people took part in the HPS bus tour organized by RAPSIM on February 21st to highlight the results of the federal government’s homelessness programs over the last ten years. This demonstration was held to demand the continuation and extension of HPS.

 


Léonie Couture, founding director of Herstreet, spoke at