Founding Advisor | Progress Toronto
Siva Vijenthira is a Founding Advisor of Progress Toronto. Siva has promoted civic engagement and active citizenship at Cycle Toronto, CultureLink, CivicAction, and now the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. She helped develop the City of Toronto's Youth Engagement Strategy, with a focus on addressing systemic barriers to participation in public consultations.
Siva also writes about the intersection of cycling and inclusion issues for Spacing Magazine, and sits on the steering committee for the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation and the Cycle City advisory committee for the Metcalf Foundation.
As a former refugee who found home in Toronto, Siva believes strongly in our potential to be a more equitable, just, and welcoming city.