Melissa is also the founder and one of the key organizers for the Toronto Disability Pride March, which began in October 2011. She is an activist involved in disability issues throughout Ontario and has written for publications such as Abilities magazine and The Monitor. She holds a Master of Social Work with a concentration in social justice. Melissa is also a very proud aunt and cat parent with way too many books to read. She can often be seen at social justice events or enjoying the occasional wheelchair bungee jump.
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