Rad Voices: Lori Kufner, harm reduction activist

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Rad Voices is a monthly series on Constructing Change: The Podcast of the Lynn Williams Activist Toolkit funded by a CKLN-FM legacy grant. It's a space where radicals can talk about their own experiences with activism, organizing and challenges in their movements. This series tries to appreciate radical grassroots activists working towards change in different ways.

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Lori Kufner is the project coordinator at the TRIPP project, a Toronto based peer-driven harm reduction group. Started in 1995 by partiers for partiers, TRIPP empowers youth to support and educate their peers in a non-judgemental way. Lori is a co-founder of NewMindSpace a group that reclaims often privatized or corportatized space through wacky free events. She has organized annual events involving thousands of people, practiced around the world.

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