Jo Altilia – Literature for Life

Jo Altilia helms Literature for Life, a Toronto-based Not for Profit Organization that empowers at-risk teenage mothers to gain confidence and build literacy skills so that they can create a better life for themselves and their children. Like us at SheDoesTheCity, they publish material by the girls in their community for other girls in the… Read More »

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Poetic Fashion: Building Bridges, Not Barriers

Hundreds of people lined the street outside of Toronto’s Capitol Theatre early yesterday evening, waiting to get into what was being touted as “this year’s biggest and most controversial youth event” – ‘Poetic Fashion: Building Bridges…Not Barriers.’ Hosted by Literature for Life , the show brought together youth from Toronto’s 13 priority neighbourhoods, who represented… Read More »

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