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Kofi Hope
Board Member

Kofi Hope is the CEO and co-founder of Monumental. He also serves as a Senior Fellow at the Wellesley Institute, is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto’s School of Geography and Planning, and writes a monthly opinion column for the Toronto Star. Kofi was the founder and former Executive Director of the CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals. In 2005 he founded the Black Youth Coalition Against Violence, which became a leading voice for advocating for real solutions to gun violence in Toronto and led to him being named one of the Top 10 People to Watch in Toronto in 2006 by the Toronto Star. He was the winner of the Jane Jacobs Prize in 2017 and was named as A Rising Star in Toronto Life’s 2018 Power List. Kofi is a Rhodes Scholar and has a Doctorate in Politics from Oxford University.