Abdi Hussein is a community organizer, activist and spoken word artist with a deep passion for creating platforms and connections within the community. Empowerment drives Abdi's efforts, and is the bedrock of Hidaayah House, a collaborative movement, where he acts as Co-Founder. As a spoken word artist, Abdi is able to actualize the realities of first-generation Somali youth experiences in Toronto. His distinct approach to spoken word, whereby he blends narrative, visuals and beats, afford him the opportunity to reach audiences across various ages, backgrounds and beliefs.
Abdi is the Project Coordinator for the Black Youth Fellowship, providing him with the opportunity to curate new possibilities for young black community leaders within our city. Abdi is eager to begin planting seeds that would hopefully reflect a more inclusive political climate of Toronto.