David Quezada joined the Board of Directors in January 2021. He was born and raised in Chile and moved to Hamilton in 2017. David is the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Manager at the Burlington Public Library in Burlington.
David grew up during the time of the Chilean military dictatorship. His years in Chile and the social injustice he saw made an impact on him and he decided to study Human Rights law. Later he completed a Master’s degree in Conflict Transformation at the Centre for Justice and Peacebuilding in Virginia. He has been involved with diverse boards, committees, and non-profit organizations in Latin America, United States, and Canada.
His expertise is focused on restorative justice practices, psychosocial trauma/well-being, theories of reconciliation, and dignity.