Jane’s Walk celebrates the ideas and legacy of urbanist Jane Jacobs by getting people out exploring their neighbourhoods and meeting their neighbours. Free walking tours held on the first weekend of May each year are led by locals who want to create a space for residents to talk about what matters to them in the places they live and work.
Jane's Walk Saskatoon: May 1 to 3, 2015 - Meet Your City
Friday, 18 April 2014
Walking Into Homelessness – Where you gonna sleep?
MEET YOUR CITY ... ... Starting at on
the riverbank just below the farmer’s market, this walk will highlight the fact
that some people in Saskatoon have nowhere to sleep at night.Walking through the park, under bridges past
empty doorways and ATM vestibules, through back alleys, across to a local
overnight shelter the walk will share facts and ideas about being homeless in
Saskatoon.Where do you find a safe
place to sleep when the alternatives are slim?What leads people to become homeless and live on the streets seeking
shelter wherever they can find? In September 2012 there were over 300 people in
our city who had no permanent place to live – a number of those people had been
homeless for a long time. This Jane's walk will highlight the "walk into
homelessness" and help participants come to understand how some people in
Saskatoon can find themselves without shelter.
Tour Leaders: Jordon
Cooper and Shan Landry http://janeswalk.org/canada/saskatoon/