Community Outreach

Here is what is happening in our City.

All these events are FREE.

What's happening in our community is the Flag Football.

Connect to Learn (Mayor Invite Event)

May 2, 2018 Lead: Azar Allas-vandi Email:Azar.Allas-vandi@toronto.ca

This is a networking event for homeless youth across the City of Toronto to come together at Botanical Gardens to get access to different opportunities. There will be motivational speakers who will start and end the event as well as information kiosks that will be led by different organizations including, Toronto Public Health, Employment & Social Services, East Metro Mental Health, Humber College, George Brown College and more.

The goal is to create a one stop shop where youth can have access to opportunities in the areas of education, employment, financial aid, health and wellness and etc.

Art Gala

May 3, 2018

Lead: Devin Fan Email: Devin.Fan@toronto.ca

The gala will give young aspiring artists across Toronto an opportunity to display their work, network with industry professionals, have a chance to sell their art work and connect with Artsreach and OCA to learn about grants that are available as well as a platform to get promoted on City of Toronto, Community Development & Youth Unit's Social Media platforms

Basketball

May 4, 2018

Lead: Chris Banton Email: Chris.Banton@toronto.ca

The event is to provide training and leadership skills to students who are interested in basketball and provide fundamental skill development to enable them to pursue basketball at various levels and join the high school team.

They will participate in a basketball game and take advantage of learning outcomes driven from our full day activities and guest speakers

Chop it like its hot

May 1 2018

Lead Angelica Santican Email: Angelica.Santican@toronto.ca

Youth will work alongside with 2nd year students from the George Brown culinary program who will teach them the fundamental of cooking. Youth will learn more than just cooking, they will leave with the knowledge of food hygiene and food preparation all while challenging themselves to create 2 main dishes.

Youth Week Kick off

April 30 2018

Lead: Kim Alexander Email: kim.alexander@toronto.ca

The event will kick start youth week transforming Nathan Philip Square into a youth driven arts festival. Hundreds of young people will come together to celebrate YOUTH. The festival will include showcase in music, dance and spoken word all performed by local youth artist.


Film Festival

May 1 2018

Lead: Diarra Hughes Email: Diarra.Hughes@toronto.ca

Youth Film Festival empowers young artists to express their creativity, entertain audiences, and share their visions of what our diverse city means to them.

The festival is a model for community engagement, a celebration of youth culture, and a showcase for the richness and diversity of a new generation of filmmakers.


Flag football

May 4 2018

Lead: Whitney Watts Email: Whitney.Watts@toronto.ca

Fumble, throw, touch down! Youth across the city are welcome to attend an afternoon of skills and drills, teaching them the fundamental of football in an energetic and supportive environment.