Next Up Ottawa teamed up with local researcher, professor, and author, Jacqueline Kennelly, to launch the paperback version of her book Citizen Youth: Culture, Activism, and Agency in a Neoliberal Era.
The launch will be April 18, 2016, find out more here.
Citizen Youth: Culture, Activism, and Agency in a Neoliberal Era, based on interviews with youth, explores the cultural dynamics of being young and politically engaged.
Tiffany Rose, a member of this year's Next Up Ottawa cohort and a founding member of the Ottawa Network of Peers Advocating Harm Reduction (ONPAHR), will join others in discussing issues pertaining to youth activism, citizenship education, and the state of democracy under neoliberalism today.
Proceeds from the event will go towards Next Up Ottawa and ensuring that it remains a staple in the community.