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Social Media, Social Justice

This audience-driven session will move at a torrid pace as we write, produce, and launch a short youtube film on a social justice topic of our collective choosing.

We'll demonstrate the economies of small scale that are taking over the social sector, and the power of media to change the hearts and minds of society on issues of fairness, justice, diversity, equality and inclusivity.

Our target will be to produce and publish a video that will eventually get at least 1000 views on Youtube.

Bring your positive attitude and a full reservoir of collaborative creative juices.

About Jeremy

Jeremy is the Founder of Good Energy, and the Board Chair at Vancouver's Car Coop.

He is a pragmatic social change agent and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience and expertise in information technology, organizational strategy and governance, behaviour and culture change.

In recent years, Jeremy has worked with and for some of Canada's leading sustainable organizations, including Vancity Credit Union, Ecotrust Canada, The Cooperative Auto Network, the Sauder Center for Social Innovation, the Cooperators Insurance, The David Suzuki Foundation, and Credit Union Central."

About Ajay

Ajay is a movement builder and avid advocate for progressive policies, groups and events. He has co-founded and continues to co-lead Canadians for Obama, East of Main, Rangi Changi Roots, Bridge to a Cool Planet (which in 2010 is the Vancouver People's Summit), and the Ethno-cultural Health Research & Community Network.

For the past eight years he's worked in the health sector to bring about positive change for vulnerable populations (sex workers, homeless, people suffering from mental illness & addictions, seniors- and youth-at-risk) and acute settings. He currently is conducting his Doctoral work at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC, examining how to bring about Transformative Change and Cultural Diversity in Healthcare Service Provision.

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