Amrit Parhar

Training Manager

Amrit Parhar is the Training Manager who is responsible for the day-to-day management of educational training and the operation of the Institute for Change Leaders (ICL). Amrit believes that through collective action we can make social change and build stronger communities, especially through the power of storytelling. She got involved with the ICL as a placement student while pursuing her Masters at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University). She completed her Masters while working at ICL, working on issues relating to the refugee and immigration system, early childhood education, anti-racism, gender-based violence and more. She is also a facilitator with the Institute for Change Leaders and has completed a certification for the Train the Trainer program through the Leading Change Network. Amrit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and a Master’s degree in Immigration and Settlement Studies at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).

Blog post from Monica Tonlé: Empowering French-Speaking Immigrant Women

Last winter, ICL had the pleasure of hosting two entirely French trainings with women from MOFIF and needless to say, they took all this experience and turned it into fuel to propel their projects.

Meet Roots Community Food Centre, this year's Layton Activism Award Winner!

Roots CFC is focused on building a sustainable organization of activists to address the roots of food insecurity.

 Meet Ellen Blais, Indigenous Midwife and winner of the Layton Indigenous Activism Award

Meet the first-ever winner of the Layton Indigenous Leadership Award!

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