Neighbourhood Improvement Area:

#27 York University Heights

Councillor & Ward:

Anthony Perruzza, Ward 7

2019 Meeting Schedule:

Date Location Time
September 17 Yorkwoods Library, 1785 Finch Ave. West 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
October 22 Yorkwoods Library, 1785 Finch Ave. West 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
November 19 Yorkwoods Library, 1785 Finch Ave. West 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

2018-2019 Priority Actions:

  • Social Development:
    • Participate in Newcomer engagement through building stronger partnership with Local Immigration Partnerships
    • Participate in Resident engagement and capacity building with the HOWDI app platform
    • Engage and provide capacity building opportunities for 1 local community animator from each of the top 5 local language groups (Spanish, Vietnamese, Somali, Urdu and Arabic)
  • Economic Opportunities: Develop Integrated Local Labour Market Planning
  • Participation in Civic Decision-Making: Obtain neighbourhood data and examine public policy impacts

2017 Priority Actions:

  • Healthy Lives: Raised mental health awareness and accommodation across public services in the community by promoting an inclusive framework to reduce stigma
  • Participation in Civic Decision-Making:
    • Implemented a monthly series of workshops, with funders, on grant-writing and funding resources for local organizations
    • Held community consultation meetings to strengthen connections between local organizations while identifying future capital project possibilities