You may already be familiar with this world-wide Spring event, May 3rd to 5th, now in 212 cities, inspired by the life of Jane Jacobs, a writer, urbanite and activist. Jane insisted the voices of everyday people were heard in neighbourhood planning and city-building. This 2019, Jane’s Walk’s 10th anniversary in Saskatoon expects to match the record turn out last year of over 600 participants.
The only catch is the Varsity View/Grosvenor Park walk needs a volunteer leader. Organization and promotion is looked after by our Saskatoon planning group.
Jane’s Walks can be led by anyone who wants to share with others what they believe makes their new or old neighbourhood a special place to live. A typical walk takes an hour.
The volunteer planning committeeprovides a website for anyone who wants to lead a walk, or join one or more walks being offered free of charge. The committee also looks after the Saskatoon publicity for all the walks.
The process to register your neighbourhood hosting of a walk this year is easy.
A user-friendly form is on our new website: http://janeswalksaskatoon.ca/index.php/about/. Check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/JanesWalkSaskatoon/.
Committee members also respond to email inquiries, promote the walks to encourage participation, and act as co-hosts with walk leaders.
We look forward to seeing you at a walk in 2018!