Voices in Colour: An exhibit by North Etobicoke Youth @ Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Toronto, Toronto [21 April]

Voices in Colour: An exhibit by North Etobicoke Youth

18:30 - 21:00

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Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
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Project ArtPowerment is hosting an exhibit to showcase the artwork and stories of youth from North Etobicoke. Opening night for the exhibition will be April 21st, 2017, and it will be on display until April 27th.
Project ArtPowerment is a grass-roots initiative providing spaces to empower minority youth in shaping their identities and sharing their narratives through art and critical discussion. This exhibit is a celebration of the spirit and resiliency of youth in the Dixon and Rexdale areas of North Etobicoke, and a testament to their boundless potential to inspire social change. Youth in this area often face multiple barriers to success. The pieces in this exhibit serve to fiercely challenge, resist, and rewrite disempowering mainstream narratives.

Stay tuned for updates on speakers and program!

Our MC's for the evening:
Matilda Khoshaba; Program Youth Member
Ahlam Hashi; Program Youth Member

Keynote Talk by: Hawa Mire; Writer and Community Activist

We are also pleased to have adresses by:
Paulina O'Kieff; Director of Art Reach
Salma Abdulle; Program Youth Member
Hana Maalin; Program Youth Member
Matilda Khoshaba; Program Youth Member
Safera Rahmudin; Program Youth Member

Plenty of refreshments will be served!

Metro Hall: Rotunda
55 John Street
Toronto ON M5V 3C6
(SE corner of King St. & John ST.)
This location is wheel-chair accessible

TTC — Subway
University/Spadina Line: St. Andrew Station
Streetcar: #503 Kingston; #504 King; #510 Spadina and #514 Cherry (exit at King and York Stop)
GO Trains stop at Union Station.
By TTC, one station north on the University/Spadina line to St. Andrew. You can walk west from Union Station, either above ground or using the PATH underground walkways.

This project is graciously funded by ArtReach and Toronto Arts Council. A huge thank you to our partners, who have made this project possible:
Deputy Mayor Vincent Crisanti's office and the City of Toronto
MicroSkills Youth Services
Tucker's Pottery Supply Inc.
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