The Intern Exchange

“The Intern Exchange” is space for interns at Citizens for Public Justice to exchange opinions, stories, and share policy recommendations on issues they are personally passionate about.

Episodes Date

On this month's edition of The Intern Exchange, Keira chats with Miriam Mahaffy, a former Public Justice Intern, on the interconnected nature of youth education and policy advocacy in climate justice....
May 26, 2020
On today's episode, Keira Kang invites Rebekah Sears to discuss the crucial role that Canadian domestic and foreign policies and national NGOs play in advocating for global equality and international ...
April 28, 2020
On this week's podcast, Keira Kang chats with Bolu Coker about the life-threatening vulnerabilities faced by refugees during the COVID-19 outbreak and our government’s need to treat refugees with comp...
April 7, 2020
With the outbreak of COVID-19 affecting everyone around the world, Keira Kang discusses the prevalence of racism and xenophobia throughout Western countries and the rhetoric of “othering” Asian-Canadi...
March 24, 2020
On this episode, our host Keira invites Jacqueline to explore and discuss effective pathways to refugee settlement in Canada. Jackie shares crucial measures that current refugee system must take to al...
February 28, 2020
Keira Kang chats with Trixie Ling, a former CPJ policy intern and a current Board Member, on the importance of inter-cultural connectivity, diversity and relationship-building within Canadian communit...
January 27, 2020
Our host Keira Kang invites Halima Abdille, CPJ’s social work intern, to share about her lived experiences as a racialized refugee from Somalia and how it has shaped her understanding of climate refug...
December 12, 2019
Our new host Keira Kang chats with Dalen Ewald, a student intern from Langley, British Columbia, as he sheds light on his unique perspectives of just transition in Canada.
December 3, 2019
Serisha Iyar passes hosting duties over to CPJ's new public justice intern, Keira Kang. And we kick off a new series focused on climate justice.
November 26, 2019
Serisha Iyar, Deb Mebude, and Andrea Rodriguez discuss what it's like being young womxn of colour in advocacy spaces.
August 9, 2019

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