Welcome to my site. I am a community development consultant in Toronto and active in communities around the world. Please, take a look through some of my work below.

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Recently from my Blog

What is a Learning City?

I discovered the Learning City idea when I first heard about the 2nd International Conference on Learning Cities in Mexico City. To me, a Learning City is both a proclamation and a strategy to map and support all of a cities’ lifelong learning initiatives. Once an initial network is built, a Learning City usually tries to figure out […]

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Jane’s Walks That Re-Invent The Walking Tour

Jane’s Walk is back for its 9th festival weekend this May 1st, 2nd and 3rd! Free walking tours that are led by anyone and everyone. You just show up where the walk starts. That’s it! Awesome eh? Jane’s Walk started in Toronto, but has now active in more than 130+ cities, from Tokyo to Vienna to Jerusalem to Córdoba, Spain. […]

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Anti-Oppression – What’s in a name?

This is guest post was written by Nicole Bernhardt, a human rights and equity specialist. As a person who regularly runs workshops on equity issues I have found myself in many conversations about what terms best describe the sort of work that I do.  The buzzwords ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion’ have surged in popularity amongst banks, […]