- Arts Worker
Adil Dhalla is a community organizer, social entrepreneur and artist. He is the Director of Community for Reset, an organization that he co-founded in 2015 that inspires people to just play through their pop-up playground experiences and he is the Board Chair for the StopGap Foundation, a national charity that makes communities more accessible through physical ramps and awareness. Prior to Reset, Adil was the Managing Director at Artscape Daniel’s Launchpad and the Executive Director at the Centre for Social Innovation.
He co-founded one of the world’s first mobile video apps, was a community liaison on the Obama campaign in Brooklyn in 2007 and launched a cooperative lemonade stand when he was 6 that still informs his thinking today. Adil has been recognized as a DiverseCity Fellow and a Common Futures Fellow. He resides in Tkaronto and lives in a cohousing community – The Clarens Commons – along with his partner Shilbee Kim and 5 other individuals.
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