Jabari Lindsay

Jabari Lindsay

Manager, Youth Development, City of Toronto
Social Service Worker, 2001

From front-line worker to program developer to educator, Lindsay has had an influential career helping at-risk youth. He is currently working on a youth equity strategy.

in 2009, Lindsay joined the City of Toronto where he designed, developed and implemented a $5 million gang prevention and intervention project. The program has helped support more than 300 at-risk youth, many of whom credit Lindsay and his programs with saving their lives.

Lindsay received the Civic Action DiverseCity Fellow award for 2013 and the Humber School of Social & Community Services Alumni of Distinction Award in 2008.

“Humber was the turning point of my life as I realized my calling in the social service sector. The professors established a professional and supportive atmosphere that encouraged me to become a social worker and help create change in others’ lives.”