When the pandemic struck CREW had been working with residents in Toronto’s St. James Town for more than four years.
St. James Town residents need more green spaces
Covid-19 has helped Canadians understand that the unequal distribution of green space, especially for those in high-rise neighbourhoods, is an equity issue.
Cooking great food for weather emergencies
People who live in the St James Town apartment towers in Toronto’s inner city don’t have air conditioning. But if the power goes out, they’ll suffer more than most.
Telling a neighbourhood resiliency story by reading the data
Resiliency is the ability of a community to cope with extreme stressors, make the very best of them, and bounce back afterwards. It sounds straightforward but measuring it is not so simple.
DEMSA teams up with CREW Toronto and U of T Engineers Without Borders to offer high school youth emergency exercise
In this workshop, high school students developed strategies for community disaster mitigation and engaged in thoughtful reflection on the communities we all live in and share.