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Matias de Dovitiis in the community


Matias de Dovitiis is a community organizer that has volunteered, lived and worked for over a decade in the north west of the City of Toronto.

Matias is very passionate about creating educational opportunities for youth. He has helped establish a series of bursaries and scholarships, as well as a series of organizations and programs to help youth achieve their full potential academically. He created the Matias de Dovitiis Leadership Award in 2014, which has to date, given out over 70 bursaries to graduating students from grades 5, 8 and 12 in the area. He also helped to start two entry scholarships to York University, several bursaries for Latinx students and has helped to start breakfast programs in 4 schools that have fed thousands of students in our area.

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