Matt has a wealth of experience representing both the public and private sector with positions in the Private Security Field, Public Sector Administration, and is currently a Municipal Youth Engagement Coordinator with Canada's sixth largest city. His focus is on both holistic community development and capacity building of individuals within priority neighbourhoods. In 2016, he graduated with a Double Major in Criminology and Political Sciences with a Minor in Canadian Studies from the University of Toronto. He is currently a Masters of Public Policy Administration and Law (M.P.P.A.L.) candidate with York University.
Matt also spent 3 years as first the Marketing Director and later on the Vice Chair of a local community festival growing the event from initially 1000 to 7000 guests in the latter years of his role.
He is passionate about encouraging youth and young adults in their pursuit of their goals by equipping them with life skills, best practices, and advice on how to navigate education, one's personal life, and the work force. Matt firmly believes in the idea of seeing people for their potential of becoming and not solely where they currently are today.
June 5th, 2018 | Season 1 | 58 mins
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Riaz Mohammed is a researcher and is currently a Doctor of Chiropractic Student at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, one of the most prestigious Chiropractic schools in Canada, and arguably the world. Among many other associations, Riaz is the Vice President of the Student Canadian Chiropractic Association, sits on student council and is an avid community development advocate.
May 29th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 18 mins
basketball, coach, fiance, fresh prince, fufu, ghana, joel embiid, malton, marriage tips, mississauga, podcast, podcasters, podcasting, raptors, rct, rct ep 4, real community talks, real talk, realcommunitytalks, recreation, recreation and leisure, rexdale, soccer, the hood, uncle phil, wedding, will smith, youth, youth worker
Chris Opoku is both the Youth and Communications Coordinator for one of the fastest growing non-profit community based agencies in the region of peel. Among many other skills, he is a recreation and leisure professional, a counselor, a certified basketball/soccer coach and referee, a workshop facilitator, and a former soccer league convenor.
May 22nd, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 23 mins
acting, basketball, comedian, comedy, community, courtside, courtside series, creative entrepreneur, directing, drama, dramatic, entrepreneur, family, film making, malton, mississauga, podcast, real community talks, real talks, the hood, the process, toronto, web series, youth
Adrian Wallace is the executive director and series creator of the popular GTA web-series "Courtside". Among many other skills he is a creative entrepreneur, writer, dramatic talent, comedian, content producer, blogger and just an all around jack of all trades.
May 14th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 23 mins
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Kara Lee Daley is the Pastor, Administrator and Worship Leader for an inner city church in the downtown core of Toronto, Canada. Among many other skills she is a graphic designer, a counsellor, and an aspiring author working on multiple projects at the moment.
May 2nd, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 23 mins
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Jonathon Mitchell is a multi-talented professional, a Provincial Youth Outreach Worker, an entrepreneur having started his own clothing line "WSTND Apparel", a professional dancer and much more.
May 1st, 2018 | Season 1 | 53 secs
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