Jamil Jivani named Advocate for Community Opportunities
Jamil Jivani was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. Jivani has helped start four North American charities, and currently serves as the Managing Director of Road Home Research & Analysis, a research non-profit supported by the Pinball Clemons Foundation.
He is formerly a visiting professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he focused on issues affecting youth, immigrants, and low-income families. Jivani is a graduate of Yale Law School, York University, and Humber College. His leadership has been recognized by the International Development and Relief Foundation's youth leadership award and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers' young lawyer of the year award. Jivani's first book, Why Young Men, was published in 2018 and nominated for the Toronto Book Awards and Ontario Speaker's Book Award.