Rose is an equity advocate and community engagement specialist passionate about
creating inclusive and accessible spaces. Her career as transcended multiple
sectors working in the arts, youth development, education, recreation and
social service. Working in the area of social justice for the past ten years,
Letecia has trained thousands of young people, educators and stakeholders in
hands-on diversity programs across Ontario and created spaces for individuals
to have courageous conversations about issues of discrimination and inequity.
Letecia has been instrumental in the development of the Toronto Youth Equity Strategy (TYES) and the Toronto Poverty Reduction Strategy to ensure that policies and programs meet the needs of the most vulnerable young people in the City. As such, Letecia is a recognized city-builder working alongside groups like Civic Action as a Fellow and has received the United Way Innovation and Creativity award and a Vital People award from Toronto Community Foundation.
Currently, Letecia is a facilitation trainer and equity and inclusion consultant for Skill Market, working across a variety of sectors to cultivate cohesive and equitable work and learning environments. Letecia remains rooted in the community as the Manager of Partnership and Programs for Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment’s LaunchPad, a state of the art sport for development facility in Moss Park dedicated to using sports as a tool to teach life and 21st-century skills to help youth reach their full potential.