Sam Dharmasena

8 April 2021 / by Sam Dharmasena
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Sam Dharmasena is passionate about celebrating underrepresented communities and reporting on contemporary social issues like the housing crisis, food justice and racial justice. She also DJs under the moniker Roshanie so her politics and storytelling are greatly informed by the spirit of underground arts communities in Toronto and beyond. She reported with CJRU and LJI from Sept. 2020 to Apr. 2021. Find her written stories on the CJRU author archive and radio segments on our Soundcloud archive. 

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