Why I Love My Hood was designed to bring the communities of Vancouver together through personal reflection. By inspiring people to reflect on the great things about their hood and brainstorming improvements, the cards people drew on became symbols of empowerment, revelations, and motivation.
As part of Exhaling Change, I helped complete our first installment in Mt. Pleasant in Fall 2013, and expanded it to Kitsilano and the West End neighbourhoods in 2014. Packages with instructions are placed at various local businesses where members of the community answered two basic questions: