A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to spend some time with some pretty amazing people. They were taking part in the 5 Days for the Homeless campaign, sleeping outside to raise a little money for Dans La Rue, an organization that helps homeless youth get off the streets. I was actually making a short documentary film about the whole campaign and about the people participating in it, and the dedication that these young men and women have for this cause is inspiring. I’ll let the film speak for itself.


About Owen Nagels

As a citizen of the planet, Owen has a passion for people, human rights, the environment and travelling the world. His journey has led him through Europe, Central America and Southeast Asia, as well as several places around Canada and the US. Although he loves print media, he is finishing up his undergrad in Broadcast Journalism at Concordia University, and would like to go on to work for shows like The Passionate Eye, The Fifth Estate or Doc Zone, and maybe even (fingers crossed!) The Nature of Things with David Suzuki. Owen hopes to make a difference in people’s lives by travelling the globe, raising awareness about issues like poverty, environmental degradation and political corruption.

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