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Active Citizenship for Youngsters
February 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC-4
This session will help candidates understand how to encourage youth to be meaningfully engaged in all aspects of the democratic process.
Samantha Reush-Desautels is the executive director of Apathy is Boring. Apathy is Boring was founded in 2004 and works year round to support and educate youth to become active and contributing citizens in Canada’s democracy. Since 2017, she has served on the leadership team at Apathy is Boring, contributing to the strategic development of programs, content, and activities through her work as the head of Impact and Development before transitioning to Executive Director in August 2020. She is an alum of alum of Concordia University, where she studied Anthropology, specializing in the intersection of identity, politics, and community.