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Reflections of a Young Feminist

This past fall, Laila Vahed sat down with Rise Up Collective member Julia Aguiar to reflect on her time working as a Fundraising Assistant
with us in summer 2022. We’re happy to finally be sharing Laila’s farewell interview below.

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About Rise Up!

Rise Up! is a digital archive of feminist activism in Canada from the 1970s to the 1990s. We were part of a worldwide wave of liberation and anti-oppression movements that won some victories, changed some attitudes, and radically altered the gendered and political landscape.

This site is dedicated to documenting and sharing these histories.

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