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Stories of Ellerslie
53 minutes | Sep 6, 2018
Stories of Ellerslie S1 E03: Aditi Gupta
Aditi is currently a student of Law at the University of Windsor, however, she has resided in the electoral district of Edmonton-Ellerslie for 12 long formative years of her life and still considers it home. Alongside being a student, she is also a community organizer, poet, and creative writing teacher who focuses on issues of social justice, racial inequality, colonization, oppression and gender. She is also an employee of the federal government and hopes to continue to use her legal education to tackle social issues concerning injustice and inequality.
60 minutes | Mar 2, 2018
Stories of Ellerslie S1 E02 Greta Gerstner
Born and raised in Edmonton, Greta Gerstner is a mother of two children aged 8 and 11. She works full time as General Insurance Broker, is the Executive Director of Strategic Alliance for Alberta Students with Learning Challenges, the Advocacy Coordinator of her daughter’s School Council and is a member of Casa’s Family Advisory Council. She is actively advocating for changes to the education system so all children have what they need to be successful in her role as Executive Director of Strategic Alliance for Alberta Students with Learning Challenges. She is also a strong advocate for better access for support and resources for mental health challenges facing families.
48 minutes | Feb 15, 2018
Stories of Ellerslie S1 E1: Sogand Zakerhaghighi
Sogand Zakerhaghighi is a 26 year old female living in Elleslie. She has been living in this part of the city for over five years. In this time, she graduated from the University of Alberta with her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Sociology. She also got accepted into City University of Seattle for her Masters in Counselling that she will complete in October of 2018. She works in the non-profit sector and is an active citizen specializing in the areas of domestic violence, family violence, LGBTQ rights as well as human trafficking awareness. She identifies as a Shia Muslim and adheres strongly to the principles of her faith as well as her Iranian-Canadian identity.
2 minutes | Jan 22, 2018
Coming Soon: Stories of Ellerslie
Introducing MLA Rod Loyola's new podcast: Stories of Ellerslie. A journey of discovery into the experiences of belonging and community as told by the people from the provincial electoral district of Edmonton-Ellerslie.
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