Bryan Jacobs

Vancouver Tenants Union

Downtown East Side SRO Collaborative

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biography

Bryan Jacobs is a Tenant Organizer and Community Researcher in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, Canada. He is also one of the founding members of the Vancouver Tenant Union (VTU) Data Tools Working Group and sits on the VTU Steering Committee. It is his passion to find the ways that research and data analysis can compliment community organizing and grow solidarity across movements. His family traces its origins to Akwesasne territory in southern Ontario and he explores 2spirit ways of knowing and spirituality with elders from Tsleil-Waututh nation.