INSPIRATIONS STUDIO: An art-based micro business incubator for low-income women

Inspirations was established in 1994, as a woman's craft/artisan collective by providing under-housed/homeless women an opportunity to participate in meaningful economic activity, by providing direct access to the market place for women working with handmade crafts.  Since 2001, Inspirations Studio has been a program of Sistering, a women's agency serving homeless, marginalized and low-income women in Toronto.

Presenters  

Theresa Morin, Program Coordinator,will provide an overview of Inspirations Studio's social enterprise model. 

 

Victoria Gudgeon, Studio Facilitator,will discuss the day-to-day operations of the studio

 

Deloris Thomas, Artist / Studio Member, will share her experience as a member of the collective

 

When:    Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011

Time:     Noon - 1:30 pm

Where:   Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, 252 Bloor St. West, (St. George Subway Station) Room 3-104

 

Bring your lunch