#YUDiscover: Agents of Change Video Description Transcript

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[Maseh is the founder of The Ascend Network. He appears on the right side of the screen. He is sitting on an indoor bench and is visible from the torso up. His name and program details are shown in text on the left side of the screen. He begins to speak.]
The Agents of Change class is an experiential education course.

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[Screen fades to white. Deanna appears on the right side of the screen and is visible from the torso up. She is the founder of Fix the 6ix. Her name and program details are shown in text on the left side of the screen. She begins to speak.]
Agents of Change is a seed-funding program that was offering $500 to projects that were aimed at the Social Determinants of Health.

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[Screen fades to white. Maseh appears on the screen and begins to speak.]
The Agents of Change class gives you an opportunity to go out in the community and create a project that you really care about.

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[Screen fades to white. Deanna appears on the screen and begins to speak.]
Fix the 6ix addressed an intersection of food security

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[An image of a homeless man appears on the screen. He is sitting on the street, holding a sign, and smiling at the camera.]
and other social determinants.

0:21,0:25
[Image disappears. Deanna appears on the screen.]
Not only having that $500 to help kick-start my program but having the support of the Faculty of Health

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[An image of Deanna in a park, smiling next to the ‘Fix the 6ix’ banner appears.]
and then having the support of the University

0.27,0:30
[An image of three students standing inside a York University building appears. They are smiling next to the ‘Fix the 6ix’ banner while wearing ‘Fix the 6ix’ sweaters.]
was such a great way to kick-start the program

0:30,0:36
[Image disappears. Deanna appears on the screen.]
to bring awareness to something that could have started so small. My dream kind of intersected with Agents of Change and it took it in a new direction.

0:36,0:40
[Screen fades to white. Maseh appears on the screen and begins to speak.]
It gives you legitimacy and endorsement from the Faculty so you can start a project. It can be local,

0:40,0:43
[An image of students gathered around in a park appears. An ‘Ascend’ exec member faces the students and provides instructions.]
it can be through the University,

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[Image disappears. Maseh appears on the screen.]
it can be bigger than that. They really supported us

0:44,0:47
[An image of ‘Ascend’ members appears on the screen. They are gathered in a room and are smiling at the camera. They are making the ‘Ascend’ symbol with their hands. The Ascend poster stands in the middle of the members.]
in terms of guiding us in the right direction

0:47,0:53
[Image disappears. Maseh appears on the screen.]
and pointing us to resources. It's a really good step in the right direction in terms of bringing about change.

0:53,0:56
[Maseh’s image fades from the screen. Text appears on the screen: “Become An Agent of Change. If you are a student in York’s Faculty of Health and have an idea for an Agents of Change project, learn more about how you can receive funding for your project at stong.yorku.ca/agents”]

0:56,1:00
[Text disappears. York University logo animation appears. Text appears on the screen to promote programs and webpages: “fixthe6ix.ca, ascendwithus.ca, yorku.ca/discover”]