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A special arts program and project focused on empowering the youth of Jane and Finch to share a message for the future. 

The program will run for 6 weeks led by artist Samantha Dennis and co-facilitated by four youth artists. 

The Program begins July 15th and last day for registration is July 10th. 

  • Date and Time: July 15 - August 30, 2024;

    • 2 days a week - Programs days and exact time is to be determined by Pre-registration feedback.

  •  Last weeks of August will be the exhibition launch of artworks and celebration. 

  • Location: Jane Finch Mall; inside the JNF+ Space (unit #7b)

This is a project that will be delivered through the support of The City of Toronto a signature Cultural Hotspot Signature Program. 

  • Purpose: This project is to engage the community in existing artwork that speaks to the stories of the local community, and celebrates Black luminaries in Canada, while digitally upgrading them to include the different voices and perspectives of today’s generation. Through arts-focused engagement, we aim to build trusting relationships with youth in the local area, providing them with transferable skills for the screen industry technology field while fostering a sense of ownership and belonging among residents. 

Registration requires signing up via our google form and you will then be contracted by our program coordinator and manager, Samantha Dennis. Link to form is below or click this link : HERE

To download the program promotional brochure for more info click this button below

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This form is an expression of interest that will let us follow up with registrant with the official program registration.

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