Jared works as a Communications and PR professional in the non-profit sector, and has also worked in fundraising and community development for a variety of non-profits and charities in the Greater Toronto and New York areas. He has analogous experience within the political context gained from working on national and regional campaigns in the US & Canada, including most notably serving as the NY State Coordinator of Students for Barack Obama during the 2008 Presidential election.
As a speaker, Jared has engaged audiences around the world on a wide range of issues including politics, youth mobilization, community building, social innovation, police accountability, racial justice and engaging men to end violence against women.
J-Source, led by the journalism programs at Toronto Metropolitan University and Carleton University, is supported by the post-secondary journalism programs at member institutions of J-Schools Canada/Écoles-J Canada,the R. Howard Webster Foundation and a group of donors.
French-language publication Projet J, hosted by J-Source, is led by the journalism program at the Université du Québec à Montréal and funded by a group of donors.