Posts Tagged ‘community organizer’

Ontario Students Are Leading the Charge Against Ford

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By Nasr Ahmed   Ontario students are about to walk out of class, here’s why the rest of us should take their lead.   On Friday, January 25th, thousands of angry college and university students took to the streets of [Read the full article…]

Mayworks Festival combats xenophobia of working world

By Catriona Spaven-Donn / Image Credit: Cass Gardiner
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The imposing Toronto skyline of skyscrapers and cranes frames Mayworks Festival Director Nahed Mansour at her office desk. Here, she discusses Mayworks’ goal of celebrating community and collective. The looming cityscape mirrors her assertion that, “macro structures are disempowering and alienating for the people.” For Mansour, working from the ground up is what creates an engaged and mobilized society.