CURRENT EVENTS |
October 10 - 19 | Vote for us!
Urban Minds needs your help to win $48,000 to fund an expansion to a Toronto Community Housing neighbourhood. Show your support by registering and casting your votes on our project!
Date: Tuesday, October 10 to Thursday, October 19
Store | New Tees are in!
Our new t-shirts have arrived! Designed by two very talented high school students, Tiffany Yung “A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words” and Rachael Ng “Think Outside The Box.” Order them online at our store or from your nearest school chapter Community Manager (A.Y. Jackson Secondary School, Central Peel Secondary School, Earl Haig Secondary School, Glenforest Secondary School, and York Mills Collegiate Institute).
Store | Save 40% with our best deal!
Need some new swag for your wardrobe? Good news! Urban Minds' merch store has officially opened, and we have some great items for any look you want to put together this season. Check out our special 6ix Pack and Urbanite package deals, or the classic Urban Minds snapback!
PAST EVENTS |
October 13, 14 | Future: Proof
From cutting-edge civic innovation to disruptive ideas that challenge red tape, meet the top players pushing the limits of public space around the world. Join us for two days of inspiring talks, public space tours, and a special roundtable session.
Date: Saturday, October 13, 2017 to Sunday, October 14, 2017
Location: Jane Mallett Theatre, St Lawrence Centre for the Arts
August 24 | Network Nights
Urban Minds will be tabling at Toronto Youth Network's August Network Night. Network Nights is all about getting entrepreneurs, developers, youth startups and organizations under one roof to grow and spark some discussion!
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Location: Toronto City Hall
T-Shirt Contest | Win Swag!
Got a punny shirt idea? Or a seriously creative design? Enter your T-shirt designs for a chance to win our Urbanite's Pack (includes our original T-shirt, notebook, bag, and sticker) PLUS your own winning T-shirt design!
Your design should reflect our belief - "anyone can be an advocate and create change in the community they live in" - in any creative way you see fit.
Winner announced August 9th.
May 13 | Toronto Youth Cabinet Summit
Join us at the Toronto Youth Cabinet Summit on May 13! The theme for TYC Summit 2017 is technology and civic engagement. The Summit will showcase how technology can play a role in civic engagement and how youth can use technology to create change.
Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Toronto City Hall
September 28 to October 8 | EDIT
Step inside a world where crickets can combat global hunger, medical supplies are 3D-printed in outer space, drones deliver blood to remote communities, and shipping containers are the future of farming.
Date: Thursday, September 28 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
Location: 21 Don Roadway, Toronto, ON M4M 3P2
August 19 | Summer Picnic Party!
Come celebrate with our young urban changemakers as we build pop-up installations at St. Andrew's Playground!
-Fun and games
Date: August 19, 2017
Location: St Andrew's Playground, 450 Adelaide St W
June 8 | Toronto Youth Cabinet Meeting
Urban Minds will be speaking and facilitating a design jam at Toronto Youth Cabinet's June Meeting. The design jam challenge is "How might we improve the waiting experience at a bus shelter?"
Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017
Time: 6PM - 8PM
Location: Toronto City Hall, Committee Room 3
design jam ideas
May 7 | Jane's Walk: Oakwood C.I.
Looking for a fun way to greet the spring weather? Consider participating in one of the Jane's Walks happening around the city! They're locally-led, unique, and display the hidden gems during each tour! The Urban Minds team will be joining a tour at Oakwood C.I. on May 7 to learn about a new project for this century-old school! Come with us and experience Toronto in a different way!
Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Oakwood Collegiate Institute
October 7 | define! 2017
Urban Minds spoke about "Overcoming Startup Hurdles" at define! youth's inaugural conference. define! youth seeks to provide accessible tools for youth so they can accelerate both their personal development and their social impact.
Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 9:30AM - 3:30PM
Location: Sandbox, Ryerson University Student Learning Centre
July to August 2017 | 1UPToronto Summer Pilot Project
Design and build at a park in downtown Toronto. This 6-day experience will challenge you to think and work like a true designer. You will have a chance to chat with park visitors, brainstorm ideas, and build something that people can see and use!
Date: July - August 2017 (6 Saturdays)
Time: 10 AM - 4 PM
Location: 401 Richmond St W, Suite 372
May 25 | Toronto Youth Action Fair
Urban Minds will be tabling at Toronto Youth Action Fair, hosted by Evergreen and Toronto Youth Environmental Council. High school students are invited to participate in youth-led hands-on workshops focused on taking action to create a sustainable future.
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 12PM - 1PM
Location: Evergreen Brick Works
May 4 | What's Your Idea? Yonge-Eglinton Ideas Fair
You're invited! Join us and have a say in what happens to Canada Square in Midtown Toronto at the Ideas Fair! Help reimagine Canada Square to improve the experience of Midtown and to celebrate the unique character of this neighbourhood.
Network with the project team, enjoy free food, and share your ideas! Drop by anytime between 4 to 8 PM on Thursday, May 4th!
Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Drop-in)
Location: 2190 Yonge Street on the 3rd level lobby