Parker Leflar

Parker is an educator and community builder who facilitates workshops and other learning spaces on a wide variety of topics, including gender-based violence prevention, support skills, risk assessment, and gender & sexual identity. Having grown up as a white settler on treaty territory in Albertan cities, Parker is passionate about learning to act in solidarity with Indigenous communities and other justice movements. As part of this learning journey, he is currently a part-time student in the Bachelor of Native Studies program at the University of Alberta. With a growing career as a university services professional, Parker has worked in a number of roles at the U of A since 2011, including positions with the Office of Sustainability, the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS), the Sexual Assault Centre, and currently, the Helping Individuals At Risk program. Parker is fond of dogs, folk music, macgyvered solutions, lists, and the art of thrifty decorating.