We’re Hiring: 4 Positions

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The Parkdale People’s Economy is hiring 4 new positions! Please see below for the postings: Community Benefits Organizer – EXTENSION: Apply by June 21, 2021 Communications Lead & Creating Health Plus Coordinator – EXTENSION: Apply by June 21, 2021 Research Assistant (Canada Summer Jobs) – Apply by June 11, 2021 Planning Assistant (CreateAction Program) – Apply by June 11, 2021 … Read More

Get Involved: Parkdale Planning

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Are you committed to building equitable and just futures in Parkdale? This year, the Parkdale People’s Economy will collaboratively lead a renewed Community Planning Study in the neighbourhood. In the wake of the global pandemic and sustained movements for economic, racial, and climate justice, we will ground our planning to address local crisis response, mid-term recovery and rebuild, and long-term … Read More

Job Posting: Community Health Lead

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The Parkdale People’s Economy is hiring for a two-year, full-time contract! The Community Health Lead will coordinate an emergent community-based project that aims to strengthen the neighbourhood economy by building a workforce planning strategy for equitable and inclusive hiring in the healthcare sector. The lead will be responsible for building partnerships with local anchor institutions, health providers, unions, employment agencies, … Read More

Justice for Queen’s Hotel: Community Coalition Meeting

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Justice for Queen’s Hotel is a coalition of community members and former tenants who are saying NO to the proposed development at the former Queen’s Hotel, 1521 Queen Street West, where 27 tenants were unlawfully and violently evicted in 2015. Six years later, the developer (BSäR) has yet to replace the 27 affordable dwelling rooms to make amends for the … Read More

Parkdale Community Safety Workshops

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The Parkdale Women’s Leadership Group and the Community Safety Committee for Mutual Aid Parkdale are collaborating to provide a series of workshops on Community Safety and Wellness every Monday from 6-8PM throughout February and March 2021.  With the second wave of COVID-19 underway and sustained movements for racial justice and defunding the police, we have been hearing growing calls from … Read More

Job Posting: Parkdale Black Caucus Coordinator

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The newly formed Parkdale Black Caucus is looking for a motivated community builder for a short-term independent contract. The position description is attached below. The Caucus is also looking for more members to join the Steering Committee. If interested in either the position or joining the Parkdale Black Caucus, please contact Claire-Helene Heese-Boutin at parkdaleblackcaucus@gmail.com. The Parkdale Black Caucus (PBC) is a grassroots … Read More

Consultations on Recovery, Rebuild, and Transformation

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From July 13-17, 2020, the City of Toronto partnered with Social Planning Toronto and the Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) to conduct community consultations. This initiative is part of the Toronto Office of Recovery and Rebuild (TORR)’s effort to rebuild and reimagine the way the City delivers its programs and services. Parkdale People’s Economy took this opportunity to begin … Read More

Job Posting: Research Assistant

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The Parkdale People’s Economy is hiring for a summer contract! The Research Assistant position will support the staff team at Parkdale People’s Economy with ongoing projects and programs of the network. This will include research and data collection related to building just local economies in Parkdale, as well as administrative support for the broader project. This position is for youth … Read More

Parkdale Pods: Mutual Aid Network

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The Parkdale People’s Economy has been supporting Mutual Aid Parkdale (M.A.P.) with self-organizing mutual aid networks in Parkdale to build strong connections with neighbours during the outbreak of COVID-19. We know that many of our neighbours are disproportionately impacted by social distancing due to housing insecurity, mental health, poverty, precarious work, and lack of access to affordable food and resources. We want to ensure that isolated … Read More

Parkdale People’s Economy: 2020 Working Groups

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Throughout 2020, the Parkdale People’s Economy will be bringing together our working groups on a monthly basis for community visioning and collaboration! The gatherings will provide a space for community members to learn about the Parkdale Community Plan and move forward our priority actions for the year. At our formal work sessions, we will be providing free food, childcare, Tibetan translation … Read More