As a human rights advocate focusing on 2SLGBTQ+ issues, anti-racism, and mental health, Davy has acted as an educator, connector and bridge-builder for various communities in our region and beyond.
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Isobel Boyd is an advocate and leader of youth and women’s empowerment, dedicating over 500 volunteer hours a year since 2014 to improving the lives and community of those around her.
Community Builders: Blanche Mirault gives Pembroke community support from her independent thrift store
Blanche Mirault has worked tirelessly for the better part of a decade ensuring that everyone in her community has a place that they can come home to. Blanche operates Got You In Mind, a community-orientated thrift store located in Pembroke.
United Way East Ontario and Apartment613 are teaming again to celebrate six more remarkable Community Builders making a huge difference during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the coming week, Apartment613 will share stories about these six new inductees, so stay tuned on our blog and social media for posts about each winner.
The Digi60 Filmmakers’ Festival launched their new virtual speaker series on February 25 with a deep dive into Black creators’ experiences in the Ottawa media industry.
Apt613 reveals the shocking (and not-so-shocking) responses to our anonymous sex survey.
Every first Monday of the month, Apartment613 publishes the coolest #ottarts #ottjobs we hear about.
Awesome Ottawa: February award to support basketball and plants project for kids struggling during pandemic
February’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to Alea de Castro to support a creative project for kids who are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Christmas COVID lockdown sounded like a great opportunity to Josh. Up ‘til now, there had always been an excuse to continue the drinking. Maybe multiple excuses. Yet for most of the last year he’d thought about just stopping altogether.
I decide not to let another Spring day come and go as I watch—through my bedroom window—the sun set itself on fire and gently put itself out. The city begins to stir as the cold lets go of its hold on us. We emerge enlivened under clear blue skies while the river thaws and floods in again.
“I’ve wanted to have him on since the inception of this show, but he can be a bit tricky to get a hold of.”
Michael Bercier, Taylor Howarth and Morgan Waters were voted in as the newest volunteer members of Apt613’s Board of Directors.
Ottawa poet Samukele Ncube is taking over the @apt613 IG Story this weekend.
This month’s Creative Sunday will be February 21. We’re looking for several pieces of short fiction or creative non-fiction around the theme “21.”
Apartment613 has won a Canadian Online Publishing Award!