The Infrastructure Institute at the University of Toronto Report


Inhibited Growth: Examining Public Investment Gaps in Black Infrastructure Needs

December 2022

We’re working in partnership with University of Toronto School of Cities to help refine and build support for their vision of a cultural and recreation centre, a vision that has been committed to by Toronto City Council in July 2022. In partnership with the School of Cities team, we’ve produced the following report that identifies the need for community-led social infrastructure geared to Toronto’s diverse Black communities. It highlights both the growing importance of community-led social infrastructure as recognized by academia and public policy, and the undeniable gaps for Toronto’s Black communities to access and lead these spaces.

Please read our report to learn more!