Join us to celebrate active citizenship and explore what motivates people across generations to participate in social change.
Two of Canada’s leading change-makers will engage us in an intergenerational dialogue on what it takes to spark action and respond to some of today’s most pressing challenges: Harry Leslie Smith, a survivor of the Great Depression, a second world war RAF veteran and, at 95, an activist for the poor and for the preservation of social democracy; and Ilona Dougherty, the Managing Director of the Youth and Innovation Research Project at the University of Waterloo.
The event will also be a platform for high-school students from across the Greater Toronto Area to showcase their innovative solutions for social change. The student creators will share what motivates them to seek changes in their schools and communities, and be upstanders - people who takes a stand against acts of injustice - not bystanders.
Location Map: https://www.georgebrown.ca/campuses/waterfront/