You're invited to a Learning Series - June 20th & 29th

June 14, 2017
You're invited to a two-part learning series organized by the Parkdale Community Economic Development (PCED) Planning Project. The neighbourhood wide planning initiative has been led by over 30 community-based organizations to build Decent Work, Shared Wealth, and Equitable Development in Parkdale. Through a series of community-based consultations, the Parkdale Community Planning Study identified the establishment of a Community Benefits Framework as a key direction for advancing equitable development in the neighbourhood.

Development 101 Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM2 Anglican Church of the Epiphany St Mark – 201 Cowan Avenue. This first panel will provide an introductory overview of the existing development and planning processes in the neighbourhood. The Panel:
  • Benjamin Hoff, Urban Strategies
  • Clara Stewart-Robertson, Jane-Finch Community Centre
  • Claire-Helen Heese-Boutin, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust
Moderated by Emily Paradis, University of Toronto Please RSVP:

Community Benefits 101 Thursday, June 29th, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM Parkdale Library – 1303 Queen Street West. This second panel will provide an in-depth3 look into Community Benefits Agreements as a tool for advancing equitable neighbourhood change. The Panel:
  • Rosemarie Powell, Toronto Community Benefit Network
  • Mariam Paul, East Scarborough Storefront
  • Michelle Francis, Community Action Planning Group – York West
Moderated by Jenn Miller, Atkinson Foundation Please RSVP: