Crystal Mark, aka the queen of community advocacy is a myriad of things for whatever community she belongs to. Whether it is being one of the co-founders and executive Directors of the prominent Malton Mom's Group or the Manager of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Children’s Aid, Hamilton, Crystal impacts change wherever she goes.
Born in Canada, having lived in places such as Regent Park and Danforth, Crystal notes that much of her roots are locked within Malton's borders. Crystal is an advocate/activist for anti racism, social justice, and women empowerment which caused her to pursue a Bachelors in Sociology from York University with certificates in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Currently Crystal is working on her Master of Social Work from the University of Windsor.
Among many other things, Crystal is most importantly a proud mother and wife, a writer, a poet, a speaker, an activist, an equity consultant, has worked for both the government and non-profit sectors, and currently is an author who is working on several books to release soon.
On this episode we talk about finding your own tribe, empowerment through using your gifts, caregiver burnout, and how Crystal intends to Make a "Mark" in her lifetime.
Crystal Interview with CBC Radio: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/upclose/crystal-mark-1.4180748
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