About us

Carlyn Zwarenstein is the proprietor of Bleeding Heart Communications. You’ll find more about me, and our associate Saul Olmos, below. We also work closely with a graphic designer, WordPress web developer, printers, and others as needed to get your project done right.

Bleeding Heart Communications is a member of the Centre for Social Innovation and The Plain Language Association International.

Carlyn Zwarenstein
Writer and communications specialist      >  C.V. and recent client list

Carlyn has been a freelance journalist, an editor, and a communications mentor and coach. She has also been both an on-the-ground staff member with international and local social justice organizations, a director of communications and a board member. She specializes in plain language and creative communications as well as strategy relating to international development, science, newcomer issues, environment and the law. Carlyn has written on social justice, science, environment, politics and health and related issues for local, national and international media for over a decade. She holds an Hon. BSc. in biology and political science from the University of Toronto. Right now she is working on a range of communications initiatives with Open Medicine, Canada’s only global-minded, peer-reviewed, open access general medical journal, and is a writer and editor for St. Christopher House in Toronto.

Saul Olmos Hernandez

A human rights worker and writer from Mexico City, Saul now works on refugee, immigrant and other settlement issues in Toronto. He holds an Hon. BA in political science and public administration from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and a diploma in Community Work from George Brown College. With experience in NGOs, community centre settings and municipal government, Saul has also published articles, hosted a radio program, created web content and researched and written plain language popular education materials, including a Spanish-language voter education manual for Mexican citizens.


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