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YIMBY Festival 2016: Massively Open

Join us for the 9th annual YIMBY (Yes In My Back Yard) Festival - we bring 100 community groups from across Toronto right to your fingertips in a social space to learn about what's happening, exchange ideas and strategies to make change, and turn the tables on politicians and policy makers.

Sign up for free workshops presented by our participants (to be announced soon!), peruse the info-tables & displays, chat with some new folks, or do it all - like our city, YIMBY is what you make it.


This year's theme is MASSIVELY OPEN - exploring how inclusivity & accessibility, and sharing connections, vulnerability, expertise, data, and more can strengthen our work. Through the festival, we will explore how various forms of openness can support us in realizing our collective hopes for a better Toronto - and what that looks like.

YIMBY is about empowering and educating ourselves and each other about the various issues facing our communities.

It is a chance to celebrate achievements and identify new challenges and opportunities in an atmosphere focused on listening, learning and engaging.

*PRESENTED BY: Shape My City and ThinkFresh Group with the generous support of Metro Hall*


Hey, just come on by! This event is FREE and runs from 12-4pm.

Families welcome.

Metro Hall is physically accessible and is a scent-free atmosphere. For more info on the venue visit:


Fill out our volunteer form here:

Any questions about YIMBY 2016? Contact info [at] yimbytoronto [dot] org

See you there, Toronto!