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Shadi Mousavi Nia

Anger Balloon: Shadi Mousavi Nia’s speech at IC Youth Organization’s 6th annual fundraising gala

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. This is the second time that I have the chance to speak at IC Youth Organization’s fundraising gala. My last year’s presentation was about the obstacles that youth immigrants face and how cultural organizations can help them. We discussed that many immigrant teens feel lonely, depressed and of course homesick when they first come to a new and foreign land....

Effects of cultural events on youth

On May 14, 2011, thousands of Iranian-Canadians including many youths attended the Iranian Heritage Day at the Royal Ontario Museum. Shadi Mousavi Nia was one of the youth who attended this event and she shares her experience and thoughts about the event in this article:   Multiculturalism is an important quality in the Canadian society. In fact, multiculturalism has grown to be part of...