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Shirka Shuriye
Shirka Shuriye

Shirka Shuriye

Toronto, ON
He/him
English

As a Program Manager, Shirka supports a team of brilliant coordinators that helps to deliver our programs to secondary schools, post-secondary schools, and organizations across Ontario. The rest of his time is spent developing a programmatic partnership strategy and forming key relationships with individuals or organizations that share Jack.org values. In his lifetime, Shirka would love to see conversations around mental health be normalized; friends checking in on each other becomes second-nature; parents are more aware of changing behaviours in their children and respond quickly with appropriate and easily accessible resources; and youth are more comfortable talking to adults (teachers, counsellors, their parents) about their mental health. Did you know that Shirka can talk about the Toronto Raptors and Fantasy Football for hours?