LEAF is an organization that promotes utilization of the urban forest landscape of Toronto, and surrounding community's. Taking wood from trees that have been removed, died, or have fallen by nature and being transformed into art, and other objects. Workshops, and events.
WORKShop is an experimental design centre & gallery. The centre was established in February 2010 to further the visionary design work of Hong Kong-based Kin Yeung whose approach establishes reciprocity between design traditions and excellence spawned in China over many centuries and today's contemporary urban life styles in both the East and the West.
ArtsCan Circle is a non profit, which brings the arts to remote community's. They take instrument donations, and volunteers on trips to remote locations to help young artists grow. "Our hope is to encourage self-esteem amongst Indigenous youth in isolated communities through a cooperative exploration of the arts."
Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter. Ted Talk. Poetry. I added this to the list for around 7min in. Where she shares how she was taken into a her new found community, that community that embraced and engaged her, that helped her to learn. And now in turn she teaches.