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May 5, 2017
City of Toronto to hold Youth Week events starting tomorrow
The City of Toronto in partnership with the Toronto Youth Cabinet will hold Youth Week from May 6 to 13. Youth Week is a series of events intended to celebrate and showcase the talents of youth, from diverse communities across Toronto, in the areas of civic engagement, recreation and sports. A wide range of events and activities are planned, including job fairs, sport tournaments and art events.

Showcase events include:

If I Ruled T.O.
Youth Week kicks off with a free, one-day conference on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at City Hall. Youth are invited to share ideas on community building and talk with decision-makers about what matters to them.

The 16th annual STOMP urban dance competition and showcase will take place at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 7 from 1 to 6 p.m. STOMP features urban dance styles, up-and-coming youth bands, vocalists, rappers and dub poets.

Toronto Youth Cabinet Summit
Youth Week ends with the Toronto Youth Cabinet Summit on Saturday, May 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Toronto City Hall. The summit will include interactive workshops and activities highlighting the role of technology in civic engagement.

More information and a full list of events is available at

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