Mr. Hashim hails from Mississauga, Ontario, and has worked as a labour organizer and human rights advocate for over a decade. He has dedicated his career to supporting equity, inclusion, and community empowerment.
In the last decade, Mr. Hashim has worked in the Canadian labour movement, including as a senior organizer with the Toronto and York Region Labour Council, advocating for various issues, including many anti-racism initiatives. He has a solid dedication and track record to public policy development in addressing systemic discrimination and has created opportunities for marginalized communities through fellowships and community benefits agreements.
He is currently the Executive Director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation and a member of the Board of Trustees of the United Way of Greater Toronto. Mr. Hashim is also a founding advisor of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network.