Who we are: The Green Streets Community
The Green Streets Game was co-developed by three young Vancouverites who envision a city in which residents play a larger role in determining the future of their communities.
Julien grew up in False Creek and went to Point Grey Highschool. He completed the Stick Shift project in 2010, and is passionate about using creativity and play to engage communities in important issues.
Maya Mc Donald
Maya McDonald grew up in Vancouver and ventured off to Quebec to start a Master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Montreal. She is currently completing her degree and running FUN Society – a registered charity with a mission to inspire and empower youth to take leadership on sustainability in their own communities
Adam Assefa Kebede
Adam Kebede grew up in Vancouver and went to Kitsilano Secondary. Presently, he is completing is Master’s in Community and Regional Planning at UBC, and is passionate about achieving sustainability through community building and cross-cultural understanding.
Mexican artist, designer, educator, researcher, international speaker and published author, living in Canada since 2009. Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in graphic design from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, and current PhD Candidate in Art Education at the University of Victoria.
Over ten years of teaching experience in the areas of design, marketing and creativity. currently teach design and photography at Uvic and working as a consultant and instructor for the International NGO Poster for Tomorrow.
The game has been played in collaboration with several community partners, including:
- Mount Pleasant Watershed Committee
- The YMCA’s Bikes.Community and Collectively Canadian Youth Leadership programs
- The Vancouver School Board’s Professional Development workshops