UforChange is an arts education based program for newcomer and at risk youth living in St. James Town and the greater Toronto area. The program runs for 6 months and ends with Vivacity which is a 3 day event that showcases the art created by the youth to the public. After the graduation ceremony the youth come back for phase 2 which focuses on education and employment.
The Vivacity arts showcase events take place the weekend of October 12-14th .They include:
Short Film Screenings, Photography Gallery, Web Design Exhibit, Live Performances
Friday, October 12th
Location: ING Direct, 221 Yonge Street
Guest Speaker: Barry Avrich, Live Performances
Saturday, October 13th
Location: Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club, 101 Spruce Street
Theatre, Dance, Fashion Show, Live Performances
Sunday, October 14th
Location: Daniels Spectrum , 585 Dundas St. East
Time: 4:00pm- 6:00pm
All events are pay what you can with a suggested donation of $10 that will be used to help fund Cycle 6.
If your in the city this weekend make sure to check out Vivacity. UforChange is a great program and has helped many youth from the St. James Town community.