CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

By embedding civic literacy and civic engagement throughout our programs, we hope to encourage and empower residents to share their political voice and lead positive change in our communities.

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT STORIES


CIVIC ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES

If you would like to participate in one of our upcoming Civic Engagement activities, please contact Beatriz at balas@nych.ca:

Vote Pop Up
Ongoing - Dates TBD
Various Locations

Door-to-door Knocking
May 25th & 29th; 4-6pm    
Lotherton Pathway (ANC site) 

Lobby Information Tables    
May 31st & June 1st; 3-6pm
Lotherton Pathway (ANC site)  

A Debate Party (hosted by the Village Bloggurls)    
June 1st; 5-7pm
Lotherton Pathway (ANC site)

Sidewalk Chalking (in 2 different neighbourhoods)
June 1st;  4-7pm & TBD
Lotherton Pathway (ANC site) & Lawrence Heights


CIVIC ENGAGEMENT WEBINARS


CIVIC ENGAGEMENT TOOLKIT FOR FACILITATORS

Most of these tools were developed and tested during a multi-year partnership with Samara Canada and their Democracy Talks Program. To learn more about Samara Canada, their Democracy Talks Program and other civic initiatives, go to www.samaracanada.com.

This toolkit includes:

Icebreakers

  • Democracy Talks: Democracy Bingo
  • Democracy Talks: Democracy Dinner
  • Democracy Talks: Name That Political Person
  • Democracy Talks: Stand Where You Stand

Discussion Activities

  • Democracy Talks: Playdough’s Republic
  • Democracy Talks: Rank The Power
  • Democracy Talks: Where Is Your Voice The Loudest?
  • Democracy Talks: Civic Resolutions

Hands-on Activities

  • Playdough’s Republic & Democracy Bracelets
  • Democracy Talks: Who Does What?  Match Game
  • Postcard To My Politician
  • Sidewalk Chalking

Planning Templates

  • Civic Workshop Planning Guide
  • Civic Workshop Planning Template

To download the full toolkit (zipped folder; 7mb), please fill out the form below. The download link will appear once you click submit. If you have any issues accessing these materials, please contact Zesta Kim at zkim@nych.ca.

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For more information, please call 416-948-5479 or send us an email.
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