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Emily K. Drake: Social justice is an AYA issue
Feb 27, 2024, 19:26

Emily K. Drake: Social justice is an AYA issue

Emily K. Drake, shared a post on X:

“Abortion is an AYA issue.
IVF is an AYA issue.
Housing is an AYA issue.
Inflation is an AYA issue.
Social justice is an AYA issue.”

Source: Emily K. Drake/X

Emily K. Drake is a cancer researcher, co-founder of #AYACSM and adolescent & young adult cancer advocate. A social innovator, Emily co-founded Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Societal Movement (#AYACSM) in 2013. This active, multi-disciplinary Twitter community, continues to grow and is changing the way stakeholders interact and share information regarding adolescents and young adults living with cancer on multiple social media channels.

She currently lives in Halifax where she runs her own consulting business (EmilyDrake.ca) and is a PhD in Health candidate at Dalhousie University. She is a Killam Laureate, a Healthy Populations Institute scholar and a Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute Cancer Research Training Program trainee. Prior to this she was working with Hope & Cope at the Jewish General Hospital/McGill University as the Director of their young adult cancer support program, which offered in person and digital support services.