Toronto Neighbourhood Summit – April 6/19

April 4, 2019


We are a city of neighbourhoods. When neighbours come together and collaborate, their communities become stronger and healthier. The lifeblood of this vibrancy is our volunteer-led neighbourhood associations! The TANGO map illustrates who these groups are and the communities they represent. Now, we’re inviting ALL of these groups together for a one-day summit to share ideas, learn from each other, and discuss ways that we can work together across the entire city.

Saturday, April 6/19
Tentative Schedule:

10:00 Registration + Coffee 

10:15 Opening Session: Background + Goals

10:30 A Mini-Council for a Mega-City:
Adapting to our new 25 ward Council

Guest Speaker: Deputy Mayor Ana Bailao

10:50 The TANGO Map:
Gaps, overlaps, clusters and toggles! 

Improving our online Atlas.

11:15 Online Tools for Community-Building, featuring:
Shape My CityProject AtlasBetter.Place + Howdi

11:45 PRIMER: Toronto’s Civic Innovation Office

11:55 Success Stories from
Liberty VillageThorncliffe Park and Regal Heights

12:20 Hello from Mayor John Tory

12:30 LUNCH

1:30 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

1️⃣ Neighbourhood Organising 101
2️⃣ Community-Driven Planning
3️⃣ Advocacy and Influencing City Hall
4️⃣ Building Community
5️⃣ Civic Innovation Office

Here is the invitation, there’s still plenty of room.

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