About

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Alex Sangha

Photo courtesy of Sandra Minarik Photography

Alex Sangha is an award-winning author, activist, and social worker based in Surrey, B.C.

Alex has a MSc in Public Administration and Public Policy from the Department of Government at the London School of Economics.  He has a Master of Social Work from Dalhousie University, as well as a Bachelor of Social Work with a First Class Standing from UBC.  .

Alex was the social affairs columnist for the Surrey Leader, Delta Free Press, and Indo-Canadian Voice.  He was a contributor to the Georgia Straight, Times of India, and Vancouver Observer.  Alex currently blogs for the Huffington Post – British Columbia edition.

Alex has worked as an instructor, clinician, social worker, team leader, and youth counsellor in the Metro Vancouver area.  He currently works as a Registered Clinical Social Worker (RCSW) with a mental health team.

Alex is the Founder of Sher Vancouver which is a social, cultural, and support organization for LGBTQ South Asians and friends.  He also is the Founder and Board Member of the Dignity Seniors Society which aims to develop affordable housing for vulnerable seniors in Vancouver.

Alex is currently producting a documentary film about trans women of colour.  For the official trailer, news articles, and sponsors check out http://januarylapuz.net

 

 

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