Portrait of Liban Abokor.Liban Abokor will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 3:30 p.m. ceremony on Tuesday, June 13, “in recognition of leadership in making philanthropy more justice-oriented and better prepared to serve Black communities.”

Liban Abokor is an accomplished non-profit executive who guides organizations in creating data-driven, evidence-based interventions and programs as the Founder and Managing Director of Reimagine LABS. Moreover, he co-authored the report Unfunded: Black Communities Overlooked by Canadian Philanthropy and co-founded the Foundation for Black Communities, which successfully raised over $200 million towards an endowment supporting Black-led non-profits.

Currently, Abokor serves on the boards of the Samara Centre for Democracy and the Foundation for Black Communities and has served on several others, including the Catherine Donnelly Foundation and Laidlaw Foundation. Additionally, he is a Fellow at Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration, where he shares his knowledge and expertise in non-profit management, philanthropy, social innovation and community development.

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