Written by Kaitlyn Kochany Published in YongeStreet Media On February 23, CivicAction presented two awards celebrating leaders, both established and emerging, in the GTA and Hamilton area. CivicAction recognized Ratna Omidvar with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Civic Leadership for her work on inclusion and diversity in the area. Omidvar is the Executive Director of […]
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TORONTO (February 24, 2016) – Last night at MetroNext: A Celebration of Civic Leaders, CivicAction rolled out the civic red carpet for the boldest and brightest leaders in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). Now in its second year, the event shined a spotlight on extraordinary rising and established leaders in our community who share a passion […]
Written by Dylan Reid Published in Spacing Toronto It was great to see 200 talented young people in their twenties and thirties gathered together to talk about public space. Earlier this month, I was invited to attend CivicAction‘s Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) annual studio. CivicAction had polled their network about what subject they’d like to focus on, and […]
Written by Alan Christie Published in University of Toronto News Urban experts, activists, scholars and young leaders turned out for CivicAction’s seventh annual Emerging Leaders Network(ELN) Studio conference held in partnership with U of T on Nov. 7. “The University of Toronto has a true commitment to its engagement with the city,” Professor Charlie Keil said, as he […]
TORONTO (November 9, 2015) – This past Saturday, at CivicAction’s 7th annual ELNstudio, nearly 200 rising leaders rolled up their sleeves to explore how we can develop and improve access to public space across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). With over 100,000 new people calling the GTHA home each year 1, participants pushed themselves to think differently […]