Episode 48 - Inspiring people through storytelling and civic literacy with MNA Greg Kelley and Suspicious Fish

Welcome to Season 8 Episode 2 of What's Literacy Got To Do With It? by Literacy Quebec! In today’s episode…. We continue our theme of civic literacy and also talk about how storytelling can help strengthen communities with our special guests: Greg Kelley, MNA (Member of the National Assembly of QC) who has been an advocate of improving access for English-speakers to french classes. Greg comes from a family of politicians, and is also the host of his own podcast, which aims to share with listeners a more open side of politics in Quebec Sarah Vresk, Project Administrator for Suspicious Fish, literacy and arts nonprofit located in Verdun and online. Sarah tells us about the release of their 10th Anthology of youth stories from Verdun and we hear a couple of the kids' stories read by actors! Have a listen to learn more about Suspicious Fish and their in-person and online programming open folks of all ages. Links: Have questions or need help? Contact Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline or call 1-888-521-8181 Check out the Suspicious Fish’s video series of kid’s stories acted out on their instagram and facebook pages. Buy the anthology at suspiciousfish.org  Check out Greg Kelley's Podcast https://soundcloud.com/gregkelley2018 Check out resources on how to vote through Elections Quebec and Elections Montreal. Call 514 872-VOTE (8683) Youth under 18 can get involved in the election too! Check out: https://elections.montreal.ca/en/young-vote/  What's Literacy Got To Do With It? is a community-based podcast for English-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec. Our hosts Chris Shee and Jaimie Cudmore from Literacy Quebec, explore topics around community building, lifelong curiosity, and the multiple types of literacy. It's incredible what we can learn from each other. Subscribe, share our podcast, and write to us at admin@literacyquebec.org, call us at 514-508-6805. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel for videos of interviews and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LiteracyQuebec Special thanks: Podcast Theme Music by Gerry Legault, Peter Morgan for video & sound quality and the whole Literacy Quebec Team for their support --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/literacy-quebec/message

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Welcome to What's Literacy Got To Do With It? by Literacy Quebec. A community-based podcast for English-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec. Our hosts Chris Shee and Jaimie Cudmore from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong curiosity, and the multiple types of literacy. It's incredible what we can learn from each other!