Next Up Ottawa welcomes you to: “Rethinking Canada's 150: Human Library and Arts Showcase", a mashup event to bring alternative discourses to the mainstream narrative of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Artists and human library "books" will share stories on issues such as migrant justice and decolonization.
This is a FREE event. Everyone is welcome. Snacks will be served.
*We welcome and value the contributions that individuals who identify as members of marginalized communities and groups bring, and encourage Indigenous peoples, people of colour, women, queer and/or trans people, single parents, members of ethnic minorities, migrants, people with disabilities, and all others who face systemic discrimination to join us.*
25One Community is located on the 2nd floor of 251 bank street and is wheelchair accessible.
Bus routes 1, 2, and 7 pass directly in front of the building (get off at Bank and Somerset/Lisgar
10 minute walk from the Bank and Albert/Slater transit-way stops
Next Up (http://www.nextup.ca/) is a leadership program for young people committed to environmental and social justice. Now in its 10th year, Next Up offers its 7-month training program to cohorts in 7 cities across Canada annually. Our network of social change leaders is constantly growing with more than 550 graduates of the program so far. Our alumni continue to create a better world across sectors and issues ranging from labour, politics and academia, to arts, service and grassroots activism.
This event takes place on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin territory and we thank the Algonquin people and the land.
251 Bank St
Ottawa, ON K2P 1X2
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