join us for wide viewing angleNational Book Club online tonight at 7 p.m. EDT via Zoom. *Digital Editor Emma Prestwich will speak with three contributors to our April/May issue:
Jonisha Lewinson was interviewed for an article in the United Church’s Focus section on the Black Youth Scholarship Program. His research focused primarily on the mental health of black people, including youth, within the United Church of Canada.
Luke Ottenhof is the author of Wetlands vs Developers, which explores the Battle of Kingston, Ontario, on the site of a former tannery. The story examines a developer’s proposed plans for the contaminated plot of land and the wide variety of defenders who have spoken out against it.
Arun Srinivasan wrote The good fight on racism in Canadian hockey, a sport in which people of color and Indigenous peoples are particularly underrepresented. He spoke to insiders who are working on solutions, including a former coach and players.
We ask that you jot down any questions that come to mind as you read these articles before the event. You will have the opportunity to interview the guests live! We encourage public participation.
We look forward to seeing you online and guarantee it will be an hour well spent.
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