Alley Kids!

We live in Mile End and have a potentially awesome alley (with practically no vehicle traffic) behind our building, shared by dozens of neighbours with children, who would like to transform the uninspiring, dirty space into a green, safe and awesome space for our kids to play, interact with nature, and for adult neighbours to enjoy, collaborate and positively relate to each other. This transformation will take the form of a neighbourhood clean-up, followed by child-inspired mural painting party and a seed and perennial planting party as well. Each of these parties will include music, potluck and opportunities for neighbours to share their talents, skills and stories. I will photograph/videotape the process and create a facebook group that helps everyone interact and share their photos, ideas and experiences with each other, and to help with future event planning as well . [Got this by email afterwards - Patrick]

Funded by Montreal, QC (September 2011)