Generation Centraide

52 portraits. 52 realities.

Our collaboration with Portraits of Montreal

Portraits de Montréal joins forces with Génération Centraide to help you discover the faces of our neighborhoods.
Learn about the amazing work our Greater Montreal community agencies do, through the eyes of dedicated and passionate people who are determined to reduce social inequality, each in their own way.
All credit goes to Portraits de Montréal

All 52 portraits. 52 realities. Community Agencies Génération Centraide Social initiatives VIVANT

Myriam I used to teach English in a private primary school in Aleppo, in Syria. Our school was entirely destroyed. I worked there for five…

Samuel “I left home when I was 16-17. We were often arguing with my mother, the conflicts were really unbearable, and that day she just…

Karine “When you’re a lone mother, it’s sometimes difficult, so you have to go open doors to find help, even if there’s always a little…

Myriam “When I was little, I didn’t understand why some people were starting from birth with more ease than others. I wanted to create associations…

Tamy “I’m a Montrealer, of Haitian parents, and working here allows me to better understand what my parents have experienced as immigrants. I see it…

Anonymous “I’m from India, I came to Canada in 2004. Before, I spoke no English and no French. Between 2005 and 2013, I worked in…