In this episode of Chasing the Insights, I talk to advocate and creator of the Above & Beyond TV show.

Anthony talks to us about I.D.E.A which is Inclusion, Equity, Diversity and Access. 

Anthony Frisina Fr-zena has a passion for accessibility and inclusion. He is driven by a community in Hamilton, Ontario, where he was born and still calls home today. Born with Spina Bifida he was privileged to adapt a “person first” mentality in his early years, a mindset he currently embodies in his every day life.

Listen to the episode here

“Adversity not only builds character it reveals it” and “It’s not about the amount of times you get knocked down, but by the amount of times you get back up” are two of his favourite quotes and they inspire the man he is today.

He is a Mohawk College graduate in Enterprise Business; Office Administration Executive and when not working at Mohawk College as a Student Services Representative at The Square, he can often be seen with his wheels turning at Mohawk College.

In 2014, he was inducted into an elite group as a Mohawk College Alumni of Distinction. And named member of the order of Hamilton. When not at Mohawk he can be found in his community representing the Rick Hansen Foundation or the Catholic Youth Organization in an ambassadorial role and enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Anthony Frisina is truly a testament of character, overcoming many obstacles along the way, breaking down and breaking through barriers, so that he, along with the next generation, can enjoy an inclusive community, a community based on ability.

You can connect with Anthony here:

Website: http://www.anthonyfrisina.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/anthony.frisina.3979
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frisinaanthony/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/anthony_frisina

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