Paul is an anti-poverty activist and the executive director of FoodShare Toronto, one of Canada’s largest food security organizations. “Food,” says Paul, “is a fundamental human right.” Growing up in Toronto on Welfare has inspired a deep commitment to fighting for a more just society.
Paul’s previous work experience also includes serving as Executive Director of Gordon Neighbourhood House and the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House before that. While living in Vancouver, Paul chaired BC’s Poverty Reduction Coalition, a coalition of over 400 groups advocating for a comprehensive BC poverty reduction strategy. He served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and was Vice-Chair of Food Secure Canada.