Jojo Kofi Afram’s Culturally Twisted Cookbook

for tweens, teens, families and friends

Jojo Kofi Afram (a fictious character from The Adventures of Maddie Leon), was born in Ghana, spent his tween and early teen years in Canada, and for a time lived in Peru. His passion for culturally twisted cuisine comes from a belief that people are more the same than they are different but the environment or culture we grow up tends to encourage a focus our differences rather than sameness.

Hungry for tacos, cakes, pizza, fun facts and ideas on how to culturally twist your cuisine?

Visit to tryout a new pancake, learn about the history of tacos, and contribute your own culturally twisted cuisines ideas for inclusion in this curated cookbook.

Public Legal Education and Information (PLEI)*
for citizens, schools, communities, and workplaces 

*Terresa served as Executive Director of the People’s Law School: Public Legal Education Society of BC from 2010 – 2015 years. Area of responsibility included  modernizing social and digital media, curating and modernizing publications  (PLEI). Topics included (but not limited to: fundamentals of the law in canada and british columbia, family law, young people and the law, older people and the law, employment law,  business law (focus on non-profit business), consumer law,. PLEI was produced in ebook, wikibook, video, animation formats in languages that included  French, Chinese, Tagalog, Spanish, other) . Most products remain available  at and in original or revised versions.

Career Planning and Development
for students (K-tertiary), employers, employees and sector councils 

*Terresa served as Executive Director of  BC’s Labour Market and Career Information Association  (later known as) BC Career Management Association from 2001 – 2005. Nominated to represent BC’s on Canada’s National Integrated Delivery Strategy (Government of Canada, Sectors Councils, Ministries of Education and Career Development Association) from 2004 – 2006 , chaired provincial stakeholders’ group and annual conferences (2001 – 2005).  In these roles, Terresa curated, wrote, published and distributed career information, tools and resources for stakeholders (see above).