Belonging and Culture, Empowerment and Success
The Association carries out a variety of projects and activities across sectors.
Cultural Development & Heritage Projects: To maintain existing and engage in new initiatives that maximize support for and recognition of the ESC’s cultural heritage and artistic identity within the community at large. These projects aim to improve the quality of life for people in the community, promote creativity through art, drama and music, expand the resources of culturally oriented community organizations, and promote cultural exchanges between English-speaking and French-speaking people.
- Act as a resource for Eastern Townships organizations working to improve the lives of youth in the Townships (Carrefour Jeunesse Emplois, Place aux Jeunes en Region, Maison des Jeunes/Youth Centers, Phelps Helps, etc);
- Carry out Young Townships Leaders Awards to honour youth aged 15-35 with leadership qualities. Feature their stories through our online and print media;
- Carry out the 9th annual Excel in the Estrie essay contest and short film contest for regional high school graduates pursuing post-secondary education in the Estrie
About: Townshippers’ Association is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization focused on promoting and supporting the interests of the English-speaking community.