Open Mic-Event

Our signature annual youth Open-Mic and Gallery event unites and provides a platform to youth artists and speakers across the GTA, ages 15-21.


The Open-Mic section intends to amplify the voices of performers, while the Gallery provides a space for youth entrepreneurs and artists. Perspectives on social and global issues are expressed through creative mediums.

2018 Event

Held at the local non-profit cafe Studio.89

Just under 50 guests and 12 youth speakers

2019 Event

Held at the Peel Art Gallery Museum

Doubled outreach to over 120 guests, 25 speakers and a waiting list of 50 youth


10 community sponsors


Speaking Topics

All topics relating to social and global issues are welcome including, but not limited to:


  • Mental Health

  • Racism & Discrimination

  • Feminism

  • Empowerment

  • Personal Experiences Environment


Presentation Mediums


All mediums are welcome including, but not limited to:

  • Speeches

  • Spoken Word

  • Poetry

  • Art

  • Dramatic Presentation

  • Video/Film

  • Singing/Rapping

  • Dance

Stay Woke Event 2020
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube

Speak your truth.