Community residents and representatives from various organizations have their first meeting at Oakdale Community Centre. They agree to meet on a regular basis. (May 30th 2007) Nearly two months later, the group adopted the name "Jane-
Our group has held three forums. Go here to learn more.
Hosted a free BBQ at the Jane-
The “Save Our Schools” campaign is embraced by every local group (including JFOTM), as the community rallies to make their concerns very clear. In March 2010, the ARC process comes to an end, and the Jane-
JFOTM supported Worker's Action Centre demonstration towards holding Temp Agencies accountable. (May 2008)
JFOTM supports the 2009 Peace Fair, with members participating in various activities. We also had a table. (June 13 2009)
JFOTM supported the Community Rally, hosted by Jane-
JFOTM members get involved with the Firgrove Community Garden, in its second year of operation. (Summer 2010)
JFOTM hosts a Unity Celebration at Driftwood Community Centre. The event draws over 50 people, including community residents and members of grassroots community organizations. (July 23 2010)
JFOTM members present to a class at Seneca College regarding the media's portrayal of Jane-
JFOTM Chair spoke to a class in the Family and Community and Social Services Program (University of Guelph-
Group Interaction and Milestones
Working with outside support, members put together a Terms of Reference document which was ratified May 9th 2008. Over time, members decided to work on their own and craft a Terms of reference document that reflected the needs and realities of a true grassroots group. This was ratified on August 10, 2012. It is posted here.
JFOTM celebrated it's 1 year anniversary. Held at JFCFC. (June 21st 2008)
JFOTM celebrated it's 5th year anniversary with a BBQ held at JFCFC. (September 8th 2012)
JFOTM showed their support for the “Save Our Schools” campaign by producing a video which was first posted to Youtube on February 7, 2010. Other videos include a report on 15 Tobermory, and a look at the Firgrove Community Garden.
Since 2013, JFOTM members have been working on ways to develop the concept of “Voices Matter.” In 2015, we published our first book, titled “Voices Matter: Jane-