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At OnePeopleTO, we are committed to enhancing the lives of members in the Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities as well as honouring & understanding the intersection of cultures.
The mission of OnePeopleTO (OPTO) is to provide opportunities to establish personal leadership & legacy in the Black community by fostering an anti-racist, queer positive and anti-oppressive wellness, business & event hub.
The name OnePeopleTO is a play on the Jamaican motto "Out of Many, One People" meaning that whether representative of the Black community or the Human Race, we are all made of many cultures, creeds & beliefs. No one person is one thing, we are multi-faceted just like our personal chemistry.
OnePeopleTO recognizes that connection to faith and spirituality is the cornerstone of external success so OPTO invites and celebrates Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour healing practitioners so representation and compensation for their talents and knowledge is systematized and normalized. Spiritual & emotional wellness services like transformational life coaching, reiki, yoga, moon circles and more. We also offer space for rent to local BIPOC artisans and entrepreneurs for opportunities to display art, share services and host intimate events.
We believe REST, FUN & PLAY is RESISTANCE so we promote joy every chance we get with every soul. We also know healing is paramount to alignment and abundance, so we dedicate our ongoing to understanding anti-Black racism by investing in an anti-oppressive and trauma-informed framework. In doing so, we respect all backgrounds, sexual orientations, spiritual beliefs. We seek to align with local entrepreneurs and artisans with the same goal.
We are committed to partnering with other organizations or practitioners to benefit communities of interest. If you would like to suggest an organization for OnePeopleTO to partner with, please reach out.
Host your next intimate event with OnePeopleTO.
...we are committed to our own healing journey as well as yours. We organize events and experiences for all ages in order to promote an inclusive and welcoming community in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Whether you are looking for self-development activities or want to take part in any of our social events — we invite you to access services that are sure to keep your heart full and inspired all year long.
With COVID-19 being a very present reality in 2020, we have taken precautions to transfer most offerings online. We have also decided to limit the number of individuals in OnePeopleTO at a given time as well as in general. The space is available for event rentals however we reserve the right to refuse based on event type and mutual needs. The OnePeopleTO space is cleaned and sanitized before and after each in-person event and we require each participant to sanitize their hands upon entry, allow a no-touch temperature check, then proceed to wash hands before engaging with community members. Disposable masks are available if needed.
Upcoming Events at OnePeopleTO
Host an Artisan Pop Up
Looking for a storefront space to host a pop-up and sell your products?
Rent for a day or a weekend. No commission is taken.
Event Space For Rent
Speakers, event organizers and community members of ALL backgrounds are encouraged to rent the OnePeopleTO space for events to support BIPOC artisans and entrepreneurs in a direct and tangible way. This is also to encourage the tough conversations that move our society forward in a humble & respectful way. Naturally, the OnePeopleTO operators reserve the right to ensure mutual alignment and priority of BIPOC safety upon booking submission.
Display Your Visual Art Pop Up With Us
Exhibit your art & photography. Or host an intimate dinner or musical event after hours.
Looking for a storefront or gallery space to display and sell your art?
Host an opening night to showcase your work.
Daily rate available. No commission is taken.
Pay It Forward with a Contribution
At OnePeopleTO, we strive to provide our community members all the resources they seek for an enriching lifestyle.
No matter how large or small, your contribution is highly appreciated and allows us to expand and improve our services. Donate today, and make the biggest impact on your local community event space & healing hub.
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