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Friday Special Blend

Friday Special Blend
Friday October 2nd, 2015 with Susan Johnston and Bob LeDrew
Making social change, with Julie Lalonde and "Chew On This"

Positive change and how to get there.
What you do with what you've got
Qristina and Quinn Bachand - Little Hinges Canadian New
Julie Lalonde is a peripatetic social activist in Ottawa. A proud feminist, she works in the areas of sexual violence and street harassment. You can learn more about her and her work at: http://www.yellowmanteau.com/, http://ottawa.ihollaback.org/ or http://www.draw-the-line.ca/
Not so silent
Shawna Caspi - Apartments for Lovers Canadian
Michele Biss is the Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator for Canada Without Poverty. They're behind the national "Chew On This" event coming up October 6. In Ottawa, you'll find CWP volunteers distributing brown bags around Parliament Hill at lunch hour and raising consciousness of poverty issues in our seemingly-prosperous country. There's been little to no discussion of poverty in this federal election, with parties chasing the "middle class"; but we're 15 years late in eliminating child poverty, and food insecurity is a major problem for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit among other groups. http://www.chewonthis.ca/ http://www.cwp-csp.ca/
Mercy
Jon Brooks - Delicate Cages Canadian
Divertimento for strings
Thirteen Strings - n/a Canadian
Reconcile
Jill Zmud - As we quietly drive by Canadian
Interactive CKCU