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Featured Story: Joel Zola

Joel Zola is a Toronto-based poet, artist, community-changemaker, and three-time ArtReach grant recipient.

After spending years navigating the streets of Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Toronto, in 2014 Joel founded Street Voices, a media platform for street-involved and at-risk youth to share their stories, artwork, and opinions with the world. Through weekly workshops, live performance events, and publishing opportunities, Street Voices uses art to empower racialized and marginalized youth throughout the city of Toronto.


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