Join co-facilitators Parul Pandya and Belinda Ageda for a workshop on anti-oppression and inclusivity principles and practices for arts workers. This training will be tailored to arts educators, programmers, administrators and anyone else involved in contributing to arts spaces and programs in the city. For Community Partner discount, contact Cara Spooner, firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-583-4339, ext 4.
Belinda Ageda is an accomplished multi-disciplinary community artist with over 20 years of experience facilitating art-based workshops for social justice groups, community organizations and changemakers in Toronto and Montreal. Through her creative and mindfulness practices and with a focus on personal and collective liberation through holistic decolonization, Belinda specializes in process-centered facilitation that fosters creative exploration and powerful self-discovery in participants across all levels of art experience.
Parul Pandya (@communityimpactnpc) has been skillfully working in non-profit in various roles through the past decade, including as a community builder, consultant, programmer and producer. After managing in community granting for the largest government funder in Canada, she seamlessly transferred her knowledge, passion and skills to open her own consulting practice. Community Impact Non-Profit Consulting strategically enables community engagement and equitable innovation.
Her attraction to advocacy emerged with her work as a Queer South Asian freelance writer/poet, over a decade ago. She strongly believes representation matters and it’s important to share stories. She has a deep passion for ethics and social justice, which she teaches at Centennial College. She feels fulfilled when using community arts as a tool for community engagement and colourful expression.