Chantelle Higgs

Chantelle brings a true bottom-up approach to leadership by drawing from the learning’s of 15+ years of working alongside young people experiencing marginalization due to structural barriers. She utilizes her experience co-developing, delivering, and coordinating innovative social change activities and campaigns to lead the work of the youth and communities team. Chantelle follows an innate curiosity for the creative and sophisticated ways young people negotiate social differences.

As the General Manager, Chantelle is responsible for ensuring that the work done by the drum and the wider community team assertively engages our most vulnerable members and that once they are engaged our services are affirmative. She also seeks out and builds partnerships which create more opportunities for young people and families.