Monthly Archives: June 2015

Toronto Arts Stats

by Jini Stolk In a wonderful follow-up to 2014’s Toronto Arts Facts the Toronto Arts Foundation and research partner Leger just released a new set of stats about how Torontonians feel about the arts. We can be proud at the virtually unanimously positive perceptions Toronto residents have about the arts – from a way to attract tourists, […]

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Boards and succession

by Jini Stolk BoardConnect, an organization out of Sydney, Australia “dedicated to providing advice, support and skill-development for the boards of non-profit organizations,” has been posting some useful materials on LinkedIn, including this check list on Board Recruitment and Succession Planning. I know BoardConnect through its founder David Fishel who’s been working long and hard […]

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Accessibility options

by Jini Stolk A friend of mine, who runs a small but mighty arts space, recently asked if I had any advice about her accessibility options. Like many of us, she’s eager to comply with the Provinces’ new accessibility standards but even more to the point, her organization wishes to make itself accessible to all […]

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Good reads

by Jini Stolk First of all, reading can make you happier, and bibliotherapy is a growing movement to use the empathy we experience when reading great literature to help deal with the daily emotional challenges of existence. I don’t know what a trained bibiotherapist would recommend for what ails me, but I’m sure enjoying my […]

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