Since June 2020, residents from the Lawrence Heights Community, with support from North York Community House and Toronto Community Benefits Network have been engaging in a series of discussions on our experiences navigating through revitalization in our community as well as its current and ongoing impact on residents, and the larger community. Our initial meetings explored our everyday experiences with revitalization, issues of community safety, affordable housing, good jobs and employment, community wealth building and community ownership as themes that came up.

This vision for Lawrence Heights Phase 2 and 3 reflects years of input from residents, grassroots groups and neighbourhood organizations including the Grassroots Priorities document and community workshops and meetings in the Spring and Summer 2021.