We Day Vancouver


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Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger

Arctic Air star Adam Beach

Arctic Air star Adam Beach

Arctic Air star Adam Beach

Arctic Air star Adam Beach

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View from the suite

View from the suite

Down With Webster

Down With Webster

Down With Webster

Down With Webster

Q&A session with Craig Kielburger, Spencer West & Jacob Hoggard

Q&A session with Craig Kielburger, Spencer West & Jacob Hoggard

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20,000 screaming kids!

20,000 screaming kids!

Ready for We Day!

Ready for We Day!

We Day is a stadium-sized educational event and a movement of young people leading local and global change. Students can’t buy a ticket to We Day; they earn it through service, by committing to take action on one local and one global initiative of their choice through the year-long We Act program. We Act supports students and educators with free educational resources, student-led campaigns and support materials to help turn the event‘s inspiration into sustained activation. Since 2007, youth involved in the We Act program have raised $37 million dollars for over 1000 local and global causes and logged more than 9.6 million volunteer hours.

The star-studded lineup at We Day Vancouver includes:

  • Kofi Annan (@KofiAnnan) – Former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, who has recently launched the ‘Kofi Annan Dialogues’, a series of online conversations inspiring young people to lead
  • Martin Luther King III – Human Rights advocate and eldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne) – Platinum-selling singer and songwriter, Founder & President of the Avril Lavigne Foundation
  • Adam Beach – Golden Globe-nominated actor
  • Karina LeBlanc (@karinaleblanc) – Goalkeeper for the Canadian Women’s National Soccer team, two-time Olympian and bronze medalist at the London 2012 games
  • Hedley (@Hedleyonline) – Multi-platinum, JUNO and MMVA Award-winning recording artists
  • The Honourable Roméo A. Dallaire – Lieutenant-General and author
  • Down With Webster (@DOWNWITHWEBSTER) – Five-time JUNO Award-nominated, platinum selling genre-defying band with new album, Party for your Life, coming out October 22nd
  • Cast members from the Emmy-nominated TV series DEGRASSI (@Degrassi)
  • MTV hosts Aliya-Jasmine Sovani (@AliyaJasmine) and Scott Willats (@scottywillats) – hosts
  • National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo – National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations
  • Craig and Marc Kielburger (@craigkielburger) – International activists and co-founders of Free The Children
  • Kenyan Boys Choir (@BoysChoirKenya) – Traditional African male choir, who sang at the 2009 inauguration of President Obama
  • Youth speakers – Hannah Alper and Vishal Vijay
  • Spencer West (@spencer2thewest) – Me to We inspirational speaker, Free The Children ambassador, author and double amputee who climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro on his hands and in his wheelchair in June 2012
  • Molly Burke (@mollymetowe) – Visually impaired Me to We motivational speaker who speaks out against bullying and the power of hope
  • Robin Wiszowaty (@robininkenya) – Me to We motivational speaker, author and Free The Children Program Director in Ghana and Kenya
  • Chris Tse – Me to We inspirational speaker, national spoken word champion and humanitarian

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James Chung

Founder & Editor in Chief of Hello Vancity magazine. Email [email protected]

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