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Devon Kerslake

Devon Kerslake
Devon believes in the positive, transformative power of art for all communities great and small. She holds an MA in Cultural Studies with a special emphasis on Curatorial Practices. Following this degree, Devon worked for the Winnipeg Film Group supporting Canadian Independent film and for the University of Winnipeg Cultural Studies Research Group as a Project Coordinator specializing in academic learning events.

Recent Posts

Deepening Community Changed my Life: Emanuel Jackson reflects on the value of creating an inspired network

Posted by Devon Kerslake on September 13, 2016

I would like to share some words from Emanuel (Dupres) Jackson. Emanuel was a participant at our 2016 Deepening Community gathering that was held in the incredible city of Edmonton.

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A Neighborhood’s Inner Strength: David Bornstein Shares the Success Story of The Highlands

Posted by Devon Kerslake on September 1, 2016

This is an excerpt of an article Tapping a Troubled Neighborhood's Inner Strength originally published in the New York Times, republished here with generous permission of David Bornstein.

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Floating Urban Farms

Posted by Devon Kerslake on August 10, 2016

As our cities continue to grow we will need innovative solutions more than ever: we will have more people and no space!

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You Belong With Us

Posted by Devon Kerslake on August 9, 2016

Welcome to the second edition of my Community Change Institute blogging series, where each week, I feature a new inspirational group who will be joining us at the upcoming Community Change Institute (CCI) this September 26-30, 2016.

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Everyday Practices that Make a Difference

Posted by Devon Kerslake on August 5, 2016

A new inititative of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation is motivated by this idea:

"Imagine if we unleashed all schools' full potential to foster the social and emotional wellbeing of children and youth" 

This notion is at the core of the inspiring effort known as WellAhead and it is already having an impact on6 schools in British Columbia, Canada.

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Flock Together

Posted by Devon Kerslake on July 19, 2016

The Community Change Institute is designed to be a truly transformational learning experience. Each year this gathering draws people together like a magnet from across the continent and around the world. Inspired people, just like you, will gather in Toronto - We welcome you to join us during this exciting week!

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