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Alexis Dawson

Public education advocate

Alexis Dawson is a public education advocate, community organizer, school council chair and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion consultant in Toronto. She was appointed as Interim Trustee on the Toronto District School Board, where her work centred around equity of access to education for underserved communities, particularly Black communities in Toronto. She’s a mixed-race (Black / white) cis woman, and the mother of two elementary school children.

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