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Online available at UGP: Streetfront

02 July 2024
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The book Streetfront: Stories about Perseverance, Resilience, and Running in the Downtown Eastside is now online en open access available at University of Groningen Press (UGP).

The book is written by Ryan Bolt, Charlotte Hoogers, Candelas Gross Valle, Nina Valentini, Yuna van den Brom, Bettina van Hoven, Jacob Ainscough, Yara O’Sidhe en Trevor Stokes.

This book is a collection of stories about students that have attended Streetfront, an alternative high school program located on Vancouver’s East Side, Canada. Through running, they find the perseverance and dedication they need in their lives.

Through 16 in-depth interviews with indigenous youth and teachers from Streetfront, the book provides a unique perspective on the challenges and triumphs of these young people. With a focus on community-driven solutions and the power of sport to create positive change, "Streetfront" is a must-read for anyone interested in sustainable development and social justice.

The print version of this book was published in July 2022.

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