Weaving Community : Crocheting Project aims to create space for community members interested in crocheting to:
Create new networks among recently arrived refugee and immigrants and long term residents.
Interact with community members across the City of Toronto while exploring their interest in crocheting
Learning about the roots of crocheting for each community member as well as the significance of crocheting in their culture
Create stronger spaces for community in order to deal with te impact of isolation , winter and COVID 19 on our Mental Health
Create Space for intergenerational and Transcultural work
Create 100 mandalas to make them part of an installation (Installation to take place in May 2021)
#weavingcommunity Crocheting Project is part of our #TiestoCommunity Winter Activation Program and in partnership with ShowLoveTO Program from City of Toronto.
We would love for you to be involved
Registration : Link Here : https://forms.gle/y3QmgXQUmJHyoN2y9
Last day to register: Jan 8, 2021
Crocheting Kits Delivery: Jan 11 to Jan 25, 2021
Program Dates : January 28 to April 15, 2021
Program runs every Thursday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Crochet Mandalas to be picked up : April 16- April 30 2021
Installation May 2021 (Earlscourt Park Toronto Ontario —Caledonia & St Clair Ave West)
Online Program: This program will take place online , using ZOOM platform We will have several facilitators supporting the intergeneration and multi-cultural space. Please let us know if there is any support needed to guarantee we remove barriers to participation.