Our 4th Winter Forum is “Transforming Democracy: From Conflict to Collaboration”. Dave Meslin, a seasoned political activist and best selling author, will speak about how we can build a better democracy to amplify our voices, build bridges, and work more effectively for everyone.
Dave Meslin is the Creative Director of Unlock Democracy Canada and the best-selling author of Teardown: Rebuilding Democracy from the Ground Up. In his earlier days, as a community activist, he was the founder of the Toronto Public Space Community and Cycle Toronto. He also founded the Ranked Ballot Initiative of Toronto and has worked for political parties in an advisory capacity. He has spoken extensively across Canada, at TED Talk conferences and is a frequent guest on radio and television on the subject of electoral reform.