Vancouver’s Change Makers

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Every week our friends at The Georgia Straight provide us with a preview of what you’ll see on – and in – their paper that week. They are THE source for lifestyle and entertainment in our city and along with their robust online presence they’ve always released a print edition, distributed everywhere each Thursday.
GS_2565_coverThe cover this week is International Women’s Day. As International Women’s Day approaches, Theodora Lamb, Samaah Jaffer, and Melody Ma are making communities more resilient; plus, director Rachel Talalay tackles a difficult subject in her film, On the Farm.

Read the cover stories below:

– Local activist Melody Ma talks being a catalyst for social engagement.
Vancity director Theodora Lamb creates change through actions and by example.
– SFU undergrad Samaah Jaffer helps promote understanding through community engagement.

Here are some other stories highlighted on the cover:

– Room magazine marks four decades of feminist writing with a bold new literary festival.
– Alonzo King digs ever deeper at Vancouver International Dance Festival.
– With Elektra Women’s Choir, star soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian offers meditative ode to a mother.

New issues of the Straight come out every Thursday, go get it!