TORONTO DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD - TORONTO, ONTARIO
Assembly and Workshop series facilitator - September 2006 - May 2008
? Facilitate workshops and assemblies for Students and teachers from Junior Kindergarten to University. Capacity Building, help book clients. Video and audio editor.
METRAC - TORONTO, ONTARIO
Work shop Facilitator - November 2008 - November 2009
? Facilitate workshops and presentations for classrooms and small groups from ages 6 to 99. TERESA GROUP - TORONTO, ONTARIO
Workshop Facilitator, Music Teacher - April 2008 - April 2010
? Teaching youth how to write and record music. Working with youth directly and indirectly affected by Aids/HIV.
TORONTO PUBLIC HEALTH - TORONTO, ONTARIO
Presentation Facilitator - September 2008 - April 2011
? Facilitate presentations for Police foundations students, Policy Makers,University students and High school students regarding mental health and self awareness. Preventative Gun Safety education. Video and Audio editor
FIND A WAY MUSIC SCHOOL - TORONTO, ONTARIO
Music Teacher and Youth Drop in Worker - January 2012 - May 2014
? Teaching youth and adults how to Write and record music, simultaneously providing lessons in Grassroots marketing. Video and Audio Editor
WARRIORS WITHOUT BORDERS - TORONTO, ONTARIO
Independent Contract outreach Worker - March 2012 - Present
? I travel across the world on independent contracts, facilitating workshops, presentations, public speaking events and assemblies. Themes include, but are not limited to: Medical Music Lessons "Prevention through artistic expression" Misconceptions of Masculinity "Breaking down the media stereotypes of 'manhood' and the violent and sexist nature attached to it" Humanitys Puzzle Pieces "Speak about systemic Violence against Women and Children through the media and what the concept of violence really is. Why is it important to be aware of this problem as a man" Knowledge of Self "Importance of Identity" The Look Book series "Semi Autics 101, Read the signs and between the lines" The Art Of Peace Keeping "Inner and external conflict resolution" Log On "Internet Safety" Chakra Doctor "exploring the chakras and metaphysics"
SAFE ONLINE EDUCATION - VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Public Speaker, Facilitator - January 2015 - Present
? Facilitating Workshops, presentations and assemblies for Students, parents and educators about internet safety.
The Federation of Community Social Services of BC?
Video and Audio Editor
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Completed coursework towards Social Studies, Sep 2007
? After 1 yea of Sociology and Equity studies 101, I received work opportunity in my field which i could not turn down. Since then, I have acquired priceless hands on experience and knowledge in the broad field of social work.
? -Hip Hop Professor -Songwriter -Producer -Teacher -Public Speaker -Juno Nominated Musician - Motivational Speaker -Youth Worker -Relief Worker -hands on knowledge with Homelessness and Addiction -Experience working in all environments -Assemblies, -Workshops, Elementary schools, High Schools, Universities, Board Rooms & Community Centers. - Individual lessons taught in a positive and supportive environment - 15+ years extensive teaching and performing experience w/children, teens & adults. - Recognized around the world as a staple in the Underground Hip Hop Scene - Co-Founder of The International artists collective “Empty Handed Warriors” and Toronto's Hiphop Media/Promotion/Clothing Line "Stolen From Africa" - Has conducted extensive workshop tours throughout the high schools of the TDSB - Extensive
knowledge, 10 years+, experience and community work with at-risk, low income youth -
· Efficient time management and organizational skills - Developed many workshop outlines for
youth engagement and self-empowerment seminars - The ability to speak to the youth and the policy makers which affect them in an honest yet effecitve manner (i.e. Public Health conference, World AIDS conference) - Organizing and conducting youth groups and individua l counselling - Works well both independently and as part of a team - · Critical understanding of the issues faced by youth who are poor and alienated - Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and listening skills
- Ability to manage difficult situations using conflict resolution skills - Advocates with and on behalf of youth through community empowerment - Familiar with the dialects of English spoken by the youth from the Caribbean, Asia and the Americas.