Michael Anthony is the Assistant Curriculum Leader of Canadian and World Studies at Weston Collegiate Institute in the Toronto District School Board. At the school, he the Queer-Straight Alliance and Positive Spaces Program.
Prior to entering the teaching profession, he completed his Honours Bachelor of Arts in History from York University and his Bachelor of Education from the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education/University of Toronto. Since then, he has completed his Masters of Education from the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education/University of Toronto.
Michael Anthony spent two years working in Halifax, Nova Scotia for the Atlantic Jewish Council. While working predominantly with the youth of the Atlantic provinces, he also worked on many community celebrations and worked in Nova Scotia schools to teach youth about Judaism, Israel, and tolerance.
Michael is also an avid volunteer. He has served as a member of the United Jewish Appeal’s Walk for Israel planning committee. He is also a former CEO of the Willowdale riding’s branch of the Green Party of Canada and Green Party of Ontario. He is now an active member of the Liberal Party in York Centre.
He is also the lead organizer of the Bathurst Manor Action Group in Toronto. The organization deals with political and social issues in the neighbourhood.