We have started a new speaker series called #PoliticsToday that will focus on political issues and engagement in Waterloo Region and the broader political sphere.
In Episode 2, we will be joined by local journalist, activist, and graduate student Fitsum Areguy to discuss his experience as a writer and organizer, his take on critical engagement in community development in Waterloo Region, as well as how to have a social impact. Registration details
Fitsum Areguy is a Kitchener-based writer and shawarma poutine connoisseur. With words in Waterloo Region Record, Briarpatch Magazine, The Community Edition, and Korea Expose he seeks to explore how power and difference structure identities, communities, and relationships, both locally and transnationally. Co-founder and lead editor of Textile Magazine, a community-engaged literary publication and mentorship program. UWaterloo alum (Recreation & Leisure Studies, 17), now chipping away at an MA in Community Psychology at WLU.