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Jayda Marley

Jayda Marley is a 19-year-old nationally acclaimed Queer Afro-Indigenous poet of Ojibwe & Jamaican Descent, youth activist and community healer from Tkaronto. She works with the Community Healing Project and is a youth facilitator and event organizer with One Mic Educators and Develop MYouth. As a former competing poet, Jayda holds the 1st place National championship title of “Voices of Today 2018.” She is also the founder of a new open mic series, For the Queer Coloured Girls After Me, and the non-profit movement Not Another Black Life. Whether you catch Jayda at an open mic around the city, or on bigger platforms like Pride Toronto, Nuit Blanche and Parliament Hill, she is sure to captivate every crowd she touches with her words. 

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