Working for Change provides employment and education opportunities for people disadvantaged by systemic barriers

Board Members

The board of directors of an incorporated, non-profit organization is legally responsible for the governance of the organization.

David Lawson

Mandy Ashton

David Reville

Elias Chaccour

Haris Blentic

Michael Ellis

Chris Persaud

Paul Cadiente

Liz Janzen

Susan Davis

Help us to build independent lives

Donations can be made to Working for Change or to the social enterprises and leadership groups directly.

Covid-19 update as of December 14, 2020

We hope you are keeping safe during this pandemic. Working for Change office staff are working remotely and our social enterprises are operating, although at somewhat reduced capacity.
For information about our social enterprises, please contact them directly:

Parkdale Green Thumb Enterprises:
Out of This World Café, Grill, College Café:
Raging Spoon:
Grassroots Research:

For general inquiries, you can reach:

Joyce Brown, Executive Director:
Mike Creek, Director of Strategic Initiatives:

We will post any future training opportunities as they become available.