Democracy at Risk in Canadian Schools - Dr. Joel Westheimer
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" Dr. Joel Westheimer from the University of Ottawa delivers a public lecture to the university and broader community on the topic of social justice, citizenship, and democracy. His talk is provocatively entitled: "No Child Left Thinking: Democracy at Risk in Canadian Schools" . Westheimer teaches and writes on democracy, social justice, youth activism, service learning, and community. He is author of the 1998 book Among Schoolteachers (Teachers College Press). A former musician, Westheimer grew up and spent most of his life in New York City where he was also a public school teacher. He lectures nationally and internationally on democracy and education, service learning, and academic freedom and addresses radio and television audiences."