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Doors open 6:30 PM. Program starts 7 PM sharp. Ahmed Ali, commonly known in Edmonton’s poetry community as Ahmed Knowmadic, has announced his intention to run for school board trustee in Ward A.Ahmed is an outspoken proponent of public education; he is a registered vendor with the Edmonton Public School board and provides students interactive lessons on the importance of resilience, empathy, community engagement and equity. In addition to the school board, Ahmed presents on diversity and inclusion for the Alberta Teachers’ Association’s International Educational Exchange program.Ahmed ‘Knowmadic’ Ali is committed to support the work being done by the Edmonton Public School Board and contributing ideas like:- Using art to build confidence and resilience in youth- Building communities of care for children by limiting class sizes and fostering connections between parents and schools
Ahmed ‘Knowmadic’ Ali is a community organizer, public speaker, poet, youth worker, and full time father that has dedicated his time to enabling and empowering diverse communities within Edmonton. Ahmed is the co-founder and current artistic director of Edmonton’s only spoken word collective: Breath In Poetry. He is passionate about the arts, education and emphasizes the importance of equitable representation on all levels of government.
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