Community, Commitment, Collaboration

DeRico Symonds

DeRico Symonds has been working with youth and communities for 15+ years. DeRico work for the Municipal Government of Halifax as the Manager Youth Advocate Program. DeRico is well versed in youth & community work as well as experience with youth residential work, emergency shelter and long-term supportive housing for youth.

"Community service is a universal language"

"If we all do a little, nobody has to do a lot"


Selected to give the Key Note speech at the 1st annual Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institutes Ancestral Roots Awards Ceremony. 


This video was completed by the Province of Nova Scotia to highlight young change makers in Nova Scotia.