About Jane's Walk

Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. It encourages people to share stories about their neighbourhoods, discover unseen aspects of their communities, and use walking as a way to connect with their neighbours.

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Our Mission

To activate the ideas of Jane Jacobs by supporting a community-based approach to city building through citizen-led walking tours that make space for people to observe, reflect, share, question and collectively reimagine the places in which they live, work and play.

About the Project Office

Although Jane's Walks are organized locally by city-builders around the world, the project is coordinated by a charitable project in Toronto. Meet the people behind the scenes at the Project Office.

About Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) was a writer, urbanist and activist who championed the voices of everyday people in neighbourhood planning and city-building. 

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