What We Do
OPIRG is represented on important campus and community partnerships that further our connections and allow contributions from our Board, staff and volunteers.
- President Advisory Community on Building an Inclusive Community (PACBIC)
- McMaster Anti-Violence Network (AVN)
- McMaster Community Poverty Initiative (MCPI)
- Soul Food Fair Committee
- Malhar Group – Shelley Porteous
- Atzin – Shelley Porteous
- Centre3 Rebrand Project – Shelley Porteous
- Churchill Park Community Garden – Cecilia Irazuzta
- Hamilton EcoNet
- Hamilton Community Foundation annual Living the Environment Conference
- Restore Cootes: “Lot M” Project – Randy Kay
- Cootes To Escarpment Stakeholder Advisory Group – Randy Kay
- Dundas Valley Conservation Area 50 Year Vision Stakeholder – Randy Kay
The resource centre offers a wide variety of fair trade products, from chocolate and coffee to handmade woven baskets. 100% of the proceeds go to support the grassroot organizations and individuals who produce them.
“Fair Trade is not a charity, it is a form of international cooperation in which the North and South can work together to promote a better future.”
– Campesino Committee of the Highlands, Guatemala
We support research and action in a variety of ways, from creating skills development events to providing grants to maintaining a comprehensive resource library.
Learn more about the resources and support offered by OPIRG.