Liv Mendelsohn

Liv Mendelsohn is the Artistic Director of the ReelAbilities Toronto Film Festival and Producer of the ReelAccess/CinemAccessible Guide. Liv is passionate about the power of arts and culture to create new opportunities and spaces open to everyone. At the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Center (MNjcc), Liv is the Director of Accessibility and Inclusion, and facilitates an ongoing initiative to assess and improve the accessibility of facilities, programs and services, guided by community advisory committees and a robust staff accessibility committee. The MNjcc has emerged as a hub of inclusive arts and culture. Liv is a 2018 CivicAction DiverseCity Fellow, and serves as a mentor in the AFP Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy program. Liv recently completed Relaxed Performance training through the British Council. Liv holds a M.A. in the history of public health and a M.Ed. in counselling psychology.