× Fitsum Areguy Fitsum Areguy is a graduate student in Community Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University. Broadly, his research interests follow two paths. The first focuses on youth civic engagement, drawing from Black, Indigenous, and Leisure studies scholarship. The second explores adaptation and identity among youth who provide substantive caregiving for friends, family, and/or kin. As a community-engaged scholar, he values inter/multi-disciplinary collaboration and creative analytic practices to represent work that is accessible and evocative. Fitsum is the co-founder and editor of Textile, a literary publication and mentorship program that showcases emerging marginalized artists and writers in Kitchener-Waterloo. Fitsum also works as a freelance writer and journalist with words published in CBC/Radio-Canada, The Breach Media, Canadian Dimension, Briarpatch, and Waterloo Region Record. He is the co-founder and editor of insideWaterloo, an independent media initiative that amplifies the voices of Black, Indigenous and racialized residents living in Waterloo Region, ON.