Jacqueline Kennelly

Media and Public Outreach

Kennelly, J. October 7, 2020. Turkey must release Carleton PhD Student on Legal Grounds. Op Ed published in Ottawa Citizen. https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/kennelly-turkey-must-release-carleton-university-phd-student-on-legal-grounds

Co-organizer, with Jennifer Ridgley of Dept of Geography. April 28th, 2019. Evicted from Home? The (White) Right to the City and the Struggle for Herongate. Collaborative event with Herongate Tenant Coalition, showcasing graduate student research on the Herongate evictions. Heron Community Centre, Ottawa, ON. 

Kennelly, J. November 13, 2018. Three Reasons to Vote No to 2026 Games. Op Ed published in Calgary Heraldhttps://postmedia.us.janrainsso.com/static/server.html?origin=https%3A%2F%2Fcalgaryherald.com%2Fopinion%2Fcolumnists%2Fcolumn-three-reasons-to-vote-no-to-2026-games 

Co-organizer, with Jennifer Ridgley of Dept of Geography. March 14, 2018. Why this strike matters: a teach-in on pensions, university governance, and the CUPE 2424 Strike. Panel and community discussion with Jerrett Clarke (CUPE 2424 President), Kevin Skerrett (CUPE National), and Nancy Parker (Ottawa Committee for Pension Security).

Organizer, in collaboration with Ottawa Art Gallery and Citizens Academy. September 22, 2016. Encountering Democracy: A Civics Salon. Community screening and discussion of films created with homeless youth. Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, ON.  Short film made about the event, available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWN5omeJmW8

Organizer of fundraiser and book launch for paperback version of Citizen Youth: Culture, Activism, and Agency in a Neoliberal Era. April 18, 2016. Panel with Joel Westheimer, Tiffany Rose, and Rana Hamadeh. Funds raised went to support Next Up Ottawa. 

Organizer of Building a Community With Homes For All: A Researcher-Community Networking Event. April 21, 2016. At Pressed Café, in collaboration with the Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa. 

Kennelly, J. (2013, April).OpEd on girls and clothing in schools, Ottawa Citizen, online edition. Reprinted in Our Schools, Ourselves, May 2016, published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 

Kennelly, J. (2013, June). “A shot at a decent life.” Guest blogger for ‘Here At Home: In Search of the Real Cost of Homelessness.’ National Film Board of Canada:  http://athome.nfb.ca/athome/blog/?p=11182#more-11182

Kennelly, J.¸ J. Westheimer, and A. Joy; mediated by N. Wilson. Occupy. Invited panelist for the Ottawa International Writer’s Festival. April 29th, 2012. Knox Presbyterian Church.

Organizer for public panel (including academics and activists) to discuss the Occupy Movement. Tuesday, November 15th, 2011. Dunton Tower 2017. (Between 50 and 60 members of the public in attendance). 

Kennelly, J. (2011, Oct 31st) “The process is the point for the Occupy movement,” Op Ed published in Ottawa Citizen. 

Kennelly, J. (2010, June 7th). “Olympics Sidelines Youth: Understanding Wider Impacts of the Games” The Dominion: News from the Grassroots. Access it at: http://www.dominionpaper.ca/articles/3443

Solicited for comments on various media reports on issues including youth activism, homelessness and the Olympics. Selected list of print, TV, and radio segments in which I have been featured:

Macleod, Ian. (2011, Nov 14th). ‘The Occupy Camps May Close, but the Movement Appears Far from Finished.’ Ottawa Citizen. 

CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning (2011, Nov 4th). Interview with host Hallie Cotnam on the Ottawa Occupy Camp. 

Dale Goldhawk Show (2011, Oct 23rd). Panelist on Goldhawk Live (CPAC, Cable Public Affairs Channel), discussing the Occupy Movement in Canada. 

McMahon, Tamsin (2011, Oct 22nd). ‘Canada Second Only to U.S. in Twitter Talk on the Occupy Movement.’ The National Post. 

Mendelson, Rachel (2011, Oct 18th). ‘Occupy Canada Protests: Media Braces for the Worst, while Protesters Show Kinder, Gentler Canadian Version.’ Huffington Post (Canadian edition)

CBC TV News, Ottawa (2011, Oct 14th). Interview with Judy Trinh on the Occupy Movement. 

Vancouver Co-op Radio (2011, Feb 26th). Interview on the impacts of the Vancouver Olympics on homeless and street-involved youth. Access it at: http://rabble.ca/audio/by/artist/jacqueline_kennelly

CBC National Radio (2011, Feb 13th). Interview on the impacts of the Vancouver Olympics on homeless and street-involved youth with Chad Pawson. 

CBC on-line (2011, Feb 13th). ‘Homeless youth pushed out for 2010 Games.’ Access it at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2011/02/12/bc-homeless-olympics.html

CBC Radio Vancouver (2012, Aug 12th). Interview on impacts of the Olympics on low-income youth in London with Chad Pawson

CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning (2012, Aug. 17th). Interview with host Robyn Bresnahan on impacts of the Olympics on low-income youth in London. 

CBC Radio’s Ontario Today (2012, Nov 2nd). Guest expert on call-in show discussing student political engagement with host Kathleen Petty. 

Leahy, Derek. (2014, May 1). May Day: Time to recognize Canada’s Precarious Working Class. Desmog.http://desmog.ca/2014/05/01/may-day-time-recognize-canadas-precarious-working-class. Key expert interviewed for this article on Canada’s working class. 

Kim, Jinna. (2014, March 5). Painting the town red: Ottawa’s graffitti scene. Capital Arts. http://www.cusjc.ca/capitalarts/?p=8263. Key expert interviewed for this article on youth-led graffitti subcultures in Ottawa. 

A Way Home/Vers un Chez Soi launch event (2015, Oct 29). Film screening of Encountering Democracy: Transitioning out of Homelessness; Criminalization of Marijuana; Youth and Policing. SAW Gallery, Ottawa, ON.

Hernandez, Alejandro. (2015, Nov 23). Radio interview of J. Kennelly with Valerie Stam, on youth homelessness in Ottawa, for CKCU radio.

Hernandez, Alejandro. (2016, April 18). Radio interview of J. Kennelly and Rana Hamadeh, about Next Up Ottawa, progressive youth leadership organization, on CKCU radio.

Sutcliffe, Mark (2016, July 18). Radio interview of J. Kennelly, on impact of Olympics on poor youth, for 1310 News

McCooey, Paula. (2016, July 15). “Ottawa Professor Pens Book Linking Olympics and Marginalized Youth,” Ottawa Citizen. http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/ottawa-professor-pens-book-that-links-olympics-and-marginalized-youth

CTV Morning Live (2016, July 27). “Olympic exclusions” Live TV interview of J. Kennelly, clip available at  http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=919378

Bresnahan, Robyn (2016, August 2). Radio interview of J. Kennelly, on impacts of Olympics on poor youth, for CBC Ottawa Morning.

Ramin Skibba, Daniel Cressey & Richard Van Noorden (2016, August 3). Interview of J. Kennelly for article: ‘Scholarly Olympics: How the games have shaped research.’ Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. http://www.nature.com/news/scholarly-olympics-how-the-games-have-shaped-research-1.20361

Goldstein, Steve (2017, January 23). Radio interview of J. Kennelly, on social movements and their impact, in the wake of global Women’s Marches. KJZZ News, NPR Affiliate station in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Ward, Nick (2017, August 24th). Helping to find a way home for Ottawa’s homeless. FASSinate,Carleton University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. https://carleton.ca/fass/story/helping-find-way-home-ottawas-homeless/

And Housing For All? Invited panelist on the federal National Housing Strategy with Steve Paikin on The Agenda (TVO). (2017, Nov 29th). https://tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/and-housing-for-all

Osezua, Marieta-Rita. (2017, December 2nd). Youth Homelessness in Ottawa: The most at-risk people in the Capital. The Charlatan. http://charlatan.ca/2017/12/youth-homelessness-in-ottawa-the-most-at-risk-people-in-the-capital/

Molina, Kimberley. (2018, February 20).“Ottawa summit tackles youth homelessness.” CBC News On-line. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/homeless-youth-ottawa-symposium-1.4543612

Rubinstein, Dan (2018, February 26). “Tackling youth homelessness.” Carleton Stories. https://carleton.ca/our-stories/story/youth-homelessness/ 

Fatima, Sahar (2019, August 22). “‘You feel powerless’: What it’s like to be a Canadian youth in a time of climate change and job insecurity.” The Toronto Star. https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2019/08/22/you-feel-powerless-what-its-like-to-be-a-canadian-youth-in-a-time-of-climate-change-and-job-insecurity.html

Hoytema, Jacob (2019, September 7). “National Housing Strategy Not Enough to Stop Ottawa’s Housing Crisis, Advocates Say.” Ottawa Citizen. https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/national-housing-strategy-not-enough-to-stop-ottawas-housing-crisis-advocates-say 

Abes, Catherine (2019, September 10). “Where did the fight for OSAP go?” The Eye Opener (Ryerson University, Student newspaper). https://theeyeopener.com/2019/09/where-did-the-fight-for-osap-go/