Alaura manages and facilitates both youth and adult educational workshops with Canadian non-profit, Fashion Takes Action. She is an OCT certified educator with a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto. She has extensive classroom experience teaching environmental and outdoor education in the Toronto District School Board. Alaura is also available for various speaking engagements.
Youth Workshops: My Clothes, My World
MCMW is a comprehensive, curriculum-aligned program, striving to foster a future of environmentally responsible citizens and climate leaders who think critically and act consciously. Through inquiry based learning, MCMW provides students (grades 4 -12) with new knowledge of textile reuse and recycling, upcycling, waste prevention and the "7R’s of Fashion" to help youth make attainable, sustainable changes in their everyday lives.
For further details, pricing or to book a workshop, visit Fashion Takes Action. Subsidies are available.
Adult Workshops: The 7R’s of Fashion
This 2.5 hour workshop helps socially conscious consumers gain a better understanding of where their clothing comes from and the impact on people and planet through an exploration of supply chains and overall life cycles of typical garments.
Participants will get an overview of the "7Rs of Fashion" practices to help them achieve a more sustainable wardrobe while remaining true to their individual style. You will also have the opportunity to network and brainstorm with others on how to reinvent your existing wardrobe.
This workshop is highly customizable and can be tailored to diverse audiences with a variety of backgrounds, knowledge and interests.
Please contact Alaura through the contact form for more information, or 647-781-0725.
Include your available dates and times, location and address, type of group and approximate number of attendees. (Eg. 1 - Wednesdays in September, 3pm, Ryerson University downtown campus, Environmental club, 28 students. Eg. 2 - March 24, 7pm, home workshop ,123 Road St, social group, 9 friends)