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Jamil Jivani

Jamil Jivani is a Canadian social entrepreneur and community organizer. He is the founder of the Policing Literacy Initiative, co-founder of Teachers Beyond the Classroom, and a 2014-15 articling student at Torys LLP.

Bio last modified July 9th, 2018.
Articles by Jamil Jivani
  • Mentors, Manipulators And Making It New

    Peter Stockland with Jamil Jivani

    In late June, Convivium’s Peter Stockland engaged in public conversation with lawyer, teacher and community activist, and author Jamil Jivani, 30, about his new book Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity. In this third installment of three parts, Convivium will serialize an edited transcript of the discussion so readers who weren’t able to attend might experience Jivani’s remarkable story and wisdom

  • A Life Saved by Tears

    Peter Stockland with Jamil Jivani

    In late June, Convivium’s Peter Stockland engaged in public conversation with lawyer, teacher and community activist, and author Jamil Jivani, 30, about his new book Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity. In this second installment of three parts, Convivium will serialize an edited transcript of the discussion so readers who weren’t able to attend might experience Jivani’s remarkable story and wisdom

  • Getting There From Here

    Peter Stockland with Jamil Jivani

    In late June, Convivium’s Peter Stockland engaged in public conversation with lawyer, teacher and community activist, and author Jamil Jivani, 30, about his new book Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity. Over the next three days, Convivium will serialize an edited transcript of the discussion so readers who weren’t able to attend might experience Jivani’s remarkable story and wisdom.

  • Me Against the World

    Jamil Jivani

    Catastrophes such as the April 23 mass murder of 10 Toronto pedestrians deepens bafflement about those committing these heinous crimes. In Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity, Jamil Jivani draws on his own background of angry dislocation to explore the "whys" – and "why nots" – of male ultra-violence.

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