S5 E2 Willie Book Club Part 1, hosted by Jack

By Rebecca Chambers

R.I.S.E. Academy is a Not for Private virtual high school that focuses on service learning, connecting youth to their community and finding ways to create solutions to problems related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. On this podcast the youth in the program interview amazing people who are doing things to create change.

In this episode Jack, who is taking grade 11 English hosts his first book club. This quad Jack chose to read Willie, an autobiography of Willie O’Ree, the first black hockey player in the NHL. In this book club is Bob Dawson, the first black hockey player at St. Mary’s University in 1967, Kate Treacy, teacher, hockey coach and granddaughter of Red Sullivan and Jack’s aunt and Rebecca. If you are interested in hockey and social justice, then give this a listen.