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Art Starts is Stepping Up!

Art Starts is Stepping Up!

Art Starts presents the One Love Step Group Stepping up with step-dancing! Step Up! is a program that began in early 2014 as a response to the youth in the Lawrence Heights and surrounding areas who were clamouring to learn the art of stepping. As a part of our continued commitment to the residents in these neighbourhoods Art Starts was able to provide a space within the Yorkdale Community Arts Centre where youth from 7-18 can learn choreography, create dance pieces to per...

The Power of Collaboration

The Power of Collaboration

At Art Starts we were excited when the opportunity arose to work with past partners For Youth Initiative (F.Y.I.) and North York Community House (NYCH) to collaborate on  Voicing Our Ideas for Change & Empowerment (V.O.I.C.E.) a March Break program for newcomer youth. The spark for the program started with Ejay Tupe, Youth Case Leader at F.Y.I. who had been working with ESL students in an after school program and saw a need in the community. He was able to connect w...

Winter Programs

Winter Programs

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