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“We feel the people who have the voice aren’t speaking for us, so we had to create our own voice”

Joel Zola

Joel is the Director of Street Voices, a magazine which works to give a voice to those who are marginalized. Through poetry, visual art and written articles Street Voices combats mainstream media and allows those who are oppressed to be heard. On any given night there are over 10, 000 homeless youth in Toronto and having lived in the Shelter system Zola knows the importance of supporting these youth and making sure they are able to voice their opinions.