Social Justice Writing Series: Gender


With a resurgence of youth movements responding to social injustices and instances of social inequity; it is important that we listen to, engage with, and equip young people with the tools to navigate complex ideas.

During this series, youth (grades 9 to 12) will engage with contemporary social justice issues. Participants will have the opportunity to submit a piece of writing on a social justice theme of their choice with a chance to appear in a SEDA published booklet. Through consultation with SEDA, students will be allowed to use a pen name.

The live seminar dates have passed, but you can still take part in this series!

  1. Register HERE and pay the $25 series fee by December 3, 2021
  2. Watch/listen to the seminar recording you will be given access to.
    • Seminar on Race facilitated by the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan
    • Seminar on Gender Facilitated by OUTSaskatoon
    • Seminar Murdered & Missing Indigenous Women Facilitated by Chante Speidel through the Office of the Treaty Commissioner
  3. Submit a piece of writing by December 10, 2021
    • Submit the writing in a word file to Put Social Justice Writing in the email subject.
    • Topic: Any social justice topic. It does not have to be a seminar topic.
    • Genre: any genre welcome. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essay, first-person, third person, ect.
    • Length: The absolute maximum length is 3 pages, 1,500 words. single spaced.
  4. Engage in the editing process.
    • After the writing is submitted, we will arrange editing help with our editors from the University of Saskatchewan Writing Help Center.

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