Interview with Angela Robertson
Angela Robertson is an activist working with black, women’s and LGBTQ communities. She is currently Executive Director of Queen West – Central Toronto Community Health Centre. She was previously Director of Equity & Community Development at Women’s College Hospital and Executive Director of Sistering – A Woman’s Place. She was an editorial member of Our Lives, Canada’s first Black Women’s newspaper produced by The Black Women’s Collective and also served as managing editor at Women’s Educational Press for five years. Angela has been a board member of member of Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention and Houselink Community Homes. She is currently a member of the Stephen Lewis Foundation boards. Angela has published works on homelessness, race and women’s issues. She is co-editor of the book “Scratching the Surface: Canadian Anti-Racist Feminist Thought” (1999) published by Women’s Educational Press, and Coordinator of Sistering’s community-based research report Common Occurrence: The Impact of Homelessness on Women’s Health (2002). Angela has been recognized for her social change and justice work by the YWCA, Fred Victor Centre, Urban Alliance on Race Relations and NOW magazine.