The Canadian Council of Young Feminists aims to bridge the gap between young leaders, global citizenship, and Canadian Parliamentarians.
Katrina Leclerc, left and Alexandria Kazmerik, right, are founding members of the Canadian Council of Young Feminists and staffers of Independent Sen. Marilou McPhedran, middle. The trio are pictured at the 2018 UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York.
Photograph courtesy of Katrina Leclerc
Two Senate staffers have formed a national organization aimed at bringing feminist youth into international action, which they say has been life-changing for them.
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