Eugenia Canas is national youth coordinator for the Voices against Violence project. She conducts this work through her role with one of the project's knowledge users, mindyourmind. Eugenia has worked in communications and engagement for over a decade, and holds varied experience in art therapy in the areas of paediatric oncology and adolescent mental health. She is currently a PhD student in the Health Information Science program at Western University. Her academic interests centre on creative and knowledge-translation processes that involve youth as active participants in health decision-making, including the design of programs and policies.