Our team is comprised of powerful #BlackLivesMatter – Toronto community educators, parents, and caregivers. Our team participates in a 2 day orientation and training prior to the start of the summer. Our core team of educators and team leaders all have extensive experience working with children in various contexts. Please see below for a list of team members and their roles:
I am Nickeshia Harriot, I studied at Earl Haig Secondary School Of The Arts. Recently, I graduated from high school and now furthering my education in post-secondary at Seneca College. I am student but i’m not limted in the knowledge that I gained, I have a deep interest in astronomy, science, health, ecology and much more. I can be seen as multi-talented because of my ability to play many instrument as well as doing arts such as drawing. My past experiences with working involves company like Herbalife, Sears, and Goodlife Fitness. Where I Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions, Advertised product, Worked with lots of different people. Customer service/administrative. And one more thing that I involved myself in was community work in Toronto housing.
Moon Anitafrika is a 13 year old who loves to skate board, draw comics and create Mangas. He is the published author of a graphic novel entitled ‘Mezurashii Book I’ and is currently working on his first complete Manga. Moon is excited to be a Youth Leader at the Black Lives Matter Camp where his 8 year old brother Phoenix attends.
Hawa Sabriye is an Occasional Teacher with the Toronto District School Board and is currently completing her Masters of Education at York University. She has been working with children in camp, community and school settings for the past 8 years. She believes in the importance of cultivating self-love and awareness in black children at a very young age and is excited to be apart of Black Lives Matter Toronto’s Freedom School!