Partnerships

iSisters has provided and currently provides its programs in partnership with the following non-profit organizations:

 

Ottawa Community Housing Foundation

 

 

 

 

Britannia Woods Community House

 

Tungasuvinggat Inuit Centre

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Youville Centre

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Lanark County Interval House

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Immigrant Women’s Services Ottawa

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Bethany Hope Centre

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iSisters has confirmed a partnership with the Bethany Hope Centre, and will install a lab with ten workstations and commence programs in the fall of 2013.
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Nepean, Rideau, Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC)

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This year, iSisters’s expansion is reaching beyond the downtown area using our Mobile Lab in partnership with the NROCRC where our learner’s will complete a Photo Voice project.  Over five weeks, five women will be creating a video from photos that they captured for a community development project.
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Operation Come Home

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iSisters launched our Mobile Learning Lab project in partnership with Operation Come Home in 2011. Our goal was to offer an enriched Web 2.0 training program for young at-risk women using our mobile lab equipment of laptops and digital cameras. Since then, twenty five young women have gained valuable communications technology skills in web development, graphic design, photo and video editing.
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Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO)


In 2010, iSisters formalized a partnership with the Women’s Immigrant Program at OCISO. Since then, we have implemented three levels of workshops from introduction to advanced classes, and have graduated over a ninety students.
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Tewegan Transition House for Aboriginal Women

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In August 2011, students at Tewegan Transition House learned how to build and design a website on an open source platform through the iSisters Mobile Learning Lab.
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St. Joe’s Women’s Centre

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In 2008, iSisters set up four computer workstations and customized a program tailored to the needs of the women at St. Joe’s. Since then, fifty women have graduated from the Computer Basics program.
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“The purpose of this letter is to tell everybody how the computer course has helped me in achieving my goals. Right now I am taking a Masters course at Ottawa University where I need...

Yaquelin, iSisters student

“As a result of our partnership with iSisters, Youville Centre has been able to integrate technology into the curriculum and provide our young mothers with computer opportunities to enhance their future studies and careers....

Judith Sarginson, Executive Director, Youville Centre

“Cornerstone offers a variety of programs and services that we hope one day will enable women to move out of the shelter with a tool box full of skills.  One of these programs is...

Transition worker, Cornerstone

“I am taking the iSisters level 3 computer course and have found it very, very useful.  It has opened many, many locked doors in front of me. I have a new job.  They gave...

Sarah, iSisters student

I am a computer student in the iSisters course taught by Zahide.  I find the course extremely helpful.  Zahide explains the material step by step.   It is very helpful as the skills are very...

Charmaine, iSisters graduate