Welcome to my site. I am a community development consultant in Toronto and active in communities around the world. Please, take a look through some of my work below.

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How to lead a good walk

I love creating ways for people to connect with, share and be critical of their local area. A pretty rad way to do that is to lead a group of people on a good walk*. But how do you lead a good walk that is interesting, educates people and makes some kind of good change […]

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What does community participation look like?

I was invited to present a topic of my choice at The Institute for Circumpolar Health Research [ICHR] during their “Rooftop Talks” in Yellowknife. The Talks are meant to “have casual conversation on northern health and wellness research topics and to build on relationships for a northern health research network”. My guess was that a discussion about community participation might be a […]

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Train the Trainer … DEBUNKED!

This past spring, I helped an organization develop their strategy to promote their program in neighbourhoods across Toronto. Broadly, this method of promoting an idea or tool to a group of people outside of a familiar group is called community outreach. My guess is that if you’re using the term “community outreach”, you’re likely trying to […]