AJ Adams (he/him) is an enthusiastic, passionate, and creative leader with a commitment to hard work and completing projects. He is a technology-savvy public relations practitioner with experience in digital marketing management, graphic design and large-scale event coordination. AJ provides freelance marketing and design services through his consulting business, Good Work Agency. AJ holds a Diploma in Public Relations and a Bachelor of Arts in Community Leadership and Equity, Diversity & Human Rights. During his undergrad, he conducted a research study on the importance of pride in rural Ontario which has led him in becoming a voice and leader for rural LGBTQ2S+ and diversity issues. AJ provides his knowledge, skills and lived experience to community organizations including as president/board chair of Stratford-Perth Pride, board member of Stratford-Perth ShelterLink, Speakers' Bureau Member of the Business & Education Partnership of Waterloo Region and as a community member of the Stratford Police Board's Community Equity Action Team (CEAT).

My Education

  • Diploma in Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Arts in Community Leadership and Equity, Diversity & Human Rights 

What I Like to Talk About...

LGBTQ2s+ Foundations

LGBTQ2s+ Experiences in Rural Communities

The Best Practices of Inclusive Language

The Importance of Pride in Rural Communities

Some Recent Presentations...

Out in the Country was Kincardine Pride’s 2021 Pride Month webinar series that explores what it means to be LGBTQ2+ in rural Ontario.