2017 EPC Nominee: Jesse Stong

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Everyday Political Citizen Tuesday, November 14, 2017 View Count = 1079

2017 EPC Nominee: Jesse Stong

Jesse Stong EPC


Jesse Stong of Montreal, QC, was nominated by Lesley Bramhill

Jesse Stong is a leader in the Canadian theatre community, known for his work with youth and individuals with intellectual disabilities. He is an award-winning playwright, writing theatre for Young Audiences on topics about suicide, bullying, body issues and the environment.

Jesse is also known for his facilitation skills - he leads workshops in writing, performance and puppetry for youth. For Jesse, the arts are a tool for transformation and a platform for inclusion. Driven by his own identity struggle as a queer youth, Jesse found support through the arts. He now works tirelessly to provide opportunities for youth to grow and express themselves through writing and performance.

Jesse is an unforgettable mentor and number one cheerleader of young artists in our community. His art is a catalyst for youth for conversations on the challenges they face today. Jesse makes our democracy stronger by facilitating experiences for young Canadians that change, grow and shape their perspectives of the world.

 

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Samara's Everyday Political Citizen celebrates positive political role models and builds a culture of positive politics in Canada. Conducted coast-to-coast-to-coast, the contest aims to recognize the rich diversity of politics and democracy in Canada, crowdsourcing hundreds of nominations from Canadians like you. Read more about Everyday Political Citizen, see more nominations, or submit your own nomination.


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