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In this episode, we join Tafari as he wraps up his world cultures course. You will hear about world cultures through the view of someone who has lived on two continents and three countries. Tafari shares about his recent trip to visit Family in…

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In this episode, we hear from siblings Riley and Jeff. They both wrap up their courses while talking about their past and future. Listen in as they chat about sports, school and being brothers.

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In this episode, we wrap up Matthias’s Anthropology sociology and psychology class. Matthias reviews Sociology concepts like social cohesion and the future of humans through mars colonization. We talk about the way we act, why and what impacts it.

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On this episode of the Social Changemakers Podcast, we talk about Canada’s history in the Olympics and some of Canada’s top medal earners. Enjoy the history of some of Canada’s greatest sports.

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In this episode of the Social Changemakers podcast, you will learn about gender neutral washrooms, what they are, and why they’re important. Including lived experiences from trans youth discussing washrooms and their difficulties.

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Welcome back to another season of the Social Changemakers Podcast! In the first episode of the season, this podcast dives into interesting advice about writing and publishing. It’s filled with cool info about the book American Hippo with author Sarah…

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In this episode, a new Rise student named Connor walks us through his journey of debunking some myths about cancer research. He shows us the progress he has made on his passion project during his time at R.I.S.E. Connor hopes he continues this journey…

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We had the pleasure of meeting with Karin from Parkdale Food Center, where she outlined her role, and what her food bank does. She emphasized the importance of her organization’s work in her neighbourhood of Hintonburg, and the significance of using…

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In this episode of the Social Changemakers, Our class got together with Tanya from Water First Education and Training Inc. Tanya explained the impact and goals of Water First, as well as gave everyday solutions and helpful hints to our students on how…

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On this episode of the Social Changemakers, Avery and Will will discuss their fundraising 5K for Camp Misquah, a camp for people with special needs. They will reflect on its success and what they learned about themselves while trying to organize the…

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.