Imagine a world where everyone was equal, where hierarchy and institutions of power didn't exist.
Seriously, picture it.
In that same place, imagine yourself not having to answer to anybody but yourself, and only had to worry about lounging next to your closest friends outside. Pretty awesome, huh?
I saw this very worldNeanderthal Arts Festival: Chairs - A Parable
Through her work at the Lowdown Speakers Bureau and Mood Disorders Association of British Columbia, Tracy Windsor, at 23 years old, has inspired many. For that reason, she is our youth of the month for August!
Tracy is a mental illness awareness activist, and attends a bi-weekly group at the Lowdown.August 2012: Tracy Windsor
For Almira, making a difference doesn't necessarily equate to accomplishing great feats or getting well-recognized for what she does. All she needs are Saturday mornings with a gym full of enthusiastic kids.
Almira is a recently graduated Kinesiology Major at SFU. Labelled by one of her friends as "one of theMay 2011: Almira Tanner
For somebody who, as a basic rule, never plans for their future further than fifteen minutes ahead, Edward Ngai's schedule is pretty crowded.
Between school, swimming, working for the Ministry of Environment, and participating in the organization of a youth model UN conference, he manages to squeeze in time for whatAug 2010: Edward Ngai
Five Hole for Food, an organization based in Vancouver with a team that spans the country, is growing quickly as they work to fight hunger in Canada through hockey. They are bringing together communities and creating a giving experience for people across the country which fosters a long-term awareness impactingVolunteer Opportunities: Five Hole for Food
The Knots lead singer and lead guitarist Jeff and Johnny came on the August 23 show and gave their first on air radio interview with Y57! I was impressed to hear about the band's accomplishments considering the age of the members. They have played shows at major Vancouver events, wonBC's Best Band this year... the Knots!