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Meet 8 of Toronto’s most inspiring changemakers

These women are working hard to make the city a better place, one motivational speech (and awesome app and tech tutoring program) at a time

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Donté Colley: how emoji and pirouettes are a recipe for kindness

The influencer’s hit Instagram videos have helped spread kindness online. Here, he reflects on his work

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I used to be homeless. Now I help others rebuild their lives

Women who’ve lost almost everything can learn to harness their own strength. Here’s how I did it

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Black History is about the future, not just the past

4 Black changemakers in the GTA share what they really want to tell youth this Black History Month

A day in the life: Sureya Ibrahim, a.k.a. the “Mayor” of Regent Park

Wonder what it’s like to spend your day making positive change? We spent a 9-5 with this Toronto changemaker to find out

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The Kickback turns shoes into opportunities for Toronto youth

Photographer Jamal Burger’s passion project mentors inner-city kids and helps make their futures brighter

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Breaking down mental healthcare barriers for women of colour

Dr. Fatimah Jackson-Best talks about challenges and solutions to meeting the mental wellness needs of a growing demographic in the GTA

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How Toolbox workshops challenge gender stereotypes

Women and non-binary mentors run hands-on programs to teach kids self-sufficiency and build confidence

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Cozy bedrooms help kids get more than just sleep

Room for a Child transforms bare-bones living spaces into calming refuges for GTA kids in need