Photography Exhibit ~ Speaker Series ~ Reception ~ Raffle 
 
Change Agents of East Africa Showcase will bring together artist-activists affecting positive social change in Canada and in East Africa. 
 
Photography Exhibit: April 10th and 11th at the Loyola Hive. April 12th in the CSU Lounge, Hall 7th floor. The photos, taken by our summer 2016 interns and staff, will highlight environmental sustainability, culture and society in Uganda. 
 
Speaker Series April 12th from 6 to 8 pm (doors open at 5:30) in Concordia's Hall Building (1455 de Maisonneuve ouest): H-763. Followed by a complimentary reception and a raffle with prizes from Uganda and Montreal.  This event is wheelchair accessible via the Hall building elevators.  Come join us on the 7th floor.
 
We are hosting Shanna Strauss (www.shannastrauss.co) and Emmanuel Jal (www.emmanueljal.com)
 
Shanna Strauss is a Tanzanian-American mixed-media visual artists living and working in Montreal. Her latest series, Changemakers, celebrates the Black women in Montreal who are actively participating in positive programming and the pursuit of social change in their communities. The featured women are from various Black communities throughout the city,  highlighting that Black communities in Montreal are not monolithic, but rather are comprised of different cultural, linguistic, and spiritual groups.
 
Emmanuel Jal was born into the life of a child soldier in South Sudan. He was able to survive and make it to Toronto where he has emerged as a successful recording artist, achieving worldwide acclaim for his unique style of hop-hop with its message of peace and reconciliation. He has spoken for the US Congress, the Oxfam Climate Change Campaign, CNN Freedom Project and more. 
 
Tickets are only 5$ for students (at any school), and 10$ for non-students. Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ceed-change-agents-of-east-africa-showcase-tickets-33049527025