Maya Bhullar

Maya Bhullar is the activist toolkit coordinator at rabble.ca. She has over 15 years of professional experience in such diverse areas as migration, labour, urban planning and community mobilization. She has a particular interest in grassroots engagement, effective representation of constituents' interests and in helping organizations to better achieve their stated goals. Her experience comes from the public sector and from working with labour unions. She has held research and policy positions with the U.S. Department of Labour, the Habitat International Coalition, American Federation of Labour-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Since 2010, she has held the position of research coordinator with SEIU Local 2 Canada, helping to build campaigns for the rights of low-wage workers. She has been a speaker at many events including the World Social Forum and at the Global Labour University. She has a master's degree in international development economics and urban development from American University, Washington D.C., and a bachelor of arts in anthropology and international relations from the State University of New York at Cortland, N.Y.

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Aug 13, 2020
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Support organizing from the ground up

Maya Bhullar
As progressives, we need ways to gather together and coordinate our work so that our vision of a better world flourishes.
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Jun 15, 2020
Police officer at a Toronto Black Lives Matter demonstration in June 2020. Image: Mitchel Raphael

A cross-Canada look at defunding the police

Maya Bhullar
Much needed community support services have faced cuts while the total operating expenditures of police forces have generally increased for over two decades.

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