Cities for People (Canada)
A collaborative experiment of urban leaders and thoughtful citizens
Cities for People is an initiative that aims to explore the question: How can we enhance social, ecological and economic well-being and help civic cultures thrive?
Like any ecosystem, a city’s strength and resilience depends on its ability to nurture the full diversity of its inhabitants and give them what they need not just to survive, but thrive.
At Cities For People, we see every city as an invitation. An invitation for interaction, innovation, change, inclusion, learning, love and growth. An invitation to think beyond the way things are and have always been, and come up with new ways to make where we live support how we would like to live.
Our goal is to empower change and help foster the multi-level transformation and ideological shift that is required to help cities embrace the needs of their populations and come up with ways to meet them.
Cities are complex, so the solutions needed will also be an intricate collaboration between diverse stakeholders-- everyone from residents, community organizations, policy makers and municipal governments to artists, un