Notes from Canada's Young Activists: A Generation Stands Up for Change

Paperback | March 8, 2007

withDaniel Aldana Cohen

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In this compilation, young citizens describe the moments they were inspired to pursue their passions to improve their world. Their methods and causes are diverse, and their stories highlight their innovative ways of identifying and addressing problems in society. The achievements here are impressive, from Craig Kielburger's founding of Free the Children to raise awareness of child labor to Lyndsay Poaps becoming the youngest elected official in Vancouver history. These stories counter the myth of youth as self-absorbed slackers, presenting a bracing new generation of activist leaders.

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In this compilation, young citizens describe the moments they were inspired to pursue their passions to improve their world. Their methods and causes are diverse, and their stories highlight their innovative ways of identifying and addressing problems in society. The achievements here are impressive, from Craig Kielburger's founding of...

A native of Toronto, Daniel Aldana Cohen obtained a BA in the History of Ideas and International Development Studies from McGill University in Montreal, where he was the editor of the independent student newspaper, The McGill Daily. He has raced the 800 metres at the Canadian Junior Championships, canoed into James Bay, and camped amid...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.63 inPublished:March 8, 2007Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1553652371

ISBN - 13:9781553652373

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Contributors:Ahmed KayssiAnil PatelAnnahid DashtgardBen PetersonChris RichardsCraig KielburgerCynthia MackenzieD. Simon Jacksond'bi.young.anitafrikaDevi MucinaGeorge RoterGinger GosnellIlona DoughertyJessica LaxKaren KunKris FredericksonLyndsay PoapsMiali-Elise ColeyNatalie GerumNathan CullenRichard HoshinoRobin RixSevern Cullis-SuzukiShakil ChoudhuryTim HarveyYuill Hebert