It’s My Future Toronto: Imagine & Make Future Visions for the City of Toronto
Jan 23
Jan 30 2021
digital project

‘It’s My Future Toronto’ [IMFTO] at the Toronto Design Festival: an interactive activity of city redesign with Microsoft’s Minecraft and two BIPOC youth workshops with OCAD University and the Globe and Mail:

Journalism Workshop with the Globe and Mail: Saturday, January 23, 2021 from 11:00am to 12:30pm

This online synchronous workshop with Globe and Mail journalists is open to BIPOC Youth aged 8-12 years to connect their future visions for the City of Toronto and the GTA to journalism, and to make editorials that will be published in the Globe and Mail. There will be a teaser for the March Break workshop on how to connect their future visions to an advertising campaign to fund their ideas, hosted by Sid Lee Advertising and Juliet Advertising.

IMFTO Design Workshop with OCAD University: Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 11:00am to 12:30pm

This online synchronous workshop with OCAD U faculty, staff, and alumni is open to BIPOC Youth aged 8-12 years. Together, they will imagine and make future visions for the City of Toronto and the GTA.

‘It’s My Future Toronto’ [IMFTO] is a special program bringing together education, industry, and government to provide the opportunity for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) youth aged 8-12 years to design Toronto’s recovery from COVID-19 and systemic racism for the next 3-5 years.

Info on how to register TBA.

Participants

OCAD University, The Globe and Mail, Microsoft

Acknowledgements

It’s My Future Toronto: Imagine & Make Future Visions for the City of Toronto
It’s My Future Toronto: Imagine & Make Future Visions for the City of Toronto
It’s My Future Toronto: Imagine & Make Future Visions for the City of Toronto

Accessibility

Who should visitors contact with questions regarding accessibility?
Bianca c/o IMFTO
It’s My Future Toronto: Imagine & Make Future Visions for the City of Toronto
An example of a youth's work in Minecraft