Social innovation activist, creative community capacity builder, visual artist, writer and consultant, April approaches subjects that many others think about - she has a refreshingly honest and direct style and faces difficult issues head on.
Her latest publication, Personal Journeys: Stories of Survival from the Great Recession, explores the new reality of precarious employment through the experiences of those who fell victim to the economic downturn that seems to never end. Her own story parallels those whom she interviewed for the book, giving it a personal touch.
Personal Journeys: Stories of Survival from the Great Recession
by April McGinnis
The recession resulted in the tragic loss of jobs. The statistics say the jobs have been recovered, but the aftermath lives on in people's lives. Precarious jobs have replaced good paying, secure full time work. And no one is immune.
This book tells the stories of a selection of survivors, including the author herself. Her personal story unfolds as she tells the stories of others.
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