Michael Champagne on "Street Education"

Michael Redhead Champagne has spent the last 19 years speaking out and leading by example. Recognized in 2015 by TIME Magazine as a Next Generation Leader for his hopeful approach to community organizing, MC is committed to meeting groups where they are at, and taking a solution-oriented approach to youth engagement and community mobilization.Michael Redhead Champagne has spent the last 19 years speaking out and leading by example. Recognized in 2015 by TIME Magazine as a Next Generation Leader for his hopeful approach to community organizing, MC is committed to meeting groups where they are at, and taking a solution-oriented approach to youth engagement and community mobilization.Michael has received recognition as a Manitoba Hero, Future Leader of Manitoba & Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award for community service.

As the founder of Aboriginal Youth Opportunities, he is committed to various community initiatives including Meet Me at the Bell Tower, AYO Politix, 13 Fires among others. Michael recently served on Bank of Canada advisory committee with a task of creating a short list from women nominated by the public to appear on a new banknote.