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Andre Cooper

Igniting Your Soul and Leadership | Toronto, Ontario

Hailing from the biggest little dot in the world, Jamaica, Andre is a Development and Communications Specialist with a specific focus on equity, inclusion, social justice, and connecting marginalized communities. His background spans areas including human rights, LGBTQ+ rights, youth development, people living with HIV/AIDS, public relations, program development, and strategic planning. Andre now serves as the Executive Director at Equitable Action for Change, a black-created and focused not-for-profit agency in Toronto, Canada, focused on combating anti-racism using a community-based approach -- responding to the needs of African, Black, and Caribbean communities. Andre is a passionate storyteller.

About the Project

The project is a journey to self-empowerment to help BIPOC members recognize and heal from unhealthy patterns. The circle will guide and promote understanding of inequities and practices to diverse ages, gender identities, and sexual orientations.

This project will be rooted in diversity, equity, and inclusion principles, it will aim to boldly counteract social exclusion that impedes growth and development in our communities.

The project's mission will be to transform lives through an intersectional responsive circle model that promotes resiliency and healthy relationships in youth and adults