Spoken Word Poet Ahmed Ali in Focus on CBC Edmonton


Young arts entrepreneur Ahmed Ali had the pleasure of visiting CBC Edmonton’s studios to discuss his work and the support he is receiving from the Michaëlle Jean Foundation. The young Somali Canadian spoke about his passion for poetry and his desire to grow the city’s spoken word scene, through his new business. He even delivered a rousing impromptu performance! To listen to the interview.

Power of the Arts: Call for Presentations

70114crEDIT-300x197Are you conducting research on or spearheading an innovative arts-based initiative that addresses health, safety, urban planning, entrepreneurship, democratic participation, or diversity? Do you have critical lessons to share with your peers from across Canada?

If so, the Michaëlle Jean Foundation and the Carleton University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences invite you to present at the second Power of the Arts National Forum: Acting Now for Social Change, slated for November 7 to 9, 2014, in Ottawa.