“In one year, the participants have produced a traveling exhibition celebrating those
involved in the Verdun district for more social justice, mounted a forum theater play which
circulated to various community actors in the regional district, and also produced a video to
denounce the prejudices about social housing and poverty. That video that turned out to be viral!
Applied and conscientious, Alyssa was respectful of the rhythm of the group throughout the
process and always extremely inventive in order to adapt to our needs. Through her artistic
expertise and her enthusiasm, she has created an extremely positive dynamic, the effects of
which will be felt for a long time within our organization.
The participants of the workshop are proud of their achievements, and now constitute a unified
group which carries out the demands of housing rights. They use art and their creativity to
fully play their role as citizens, not only at the district level, but also at a provincial level, by speaking
out in various public consultation spaces.
At the organizational level, the work carried out by Alyssa has enabled us to create a real living
environment, allowing us to offer spaces for discussion and mobilization more suited to the
isolated people who come to us. Our popular education approach has been incredibly