Mr. Abubakar Khan

Abubakar Khan is a young American, Canadian, Pakistani Muslim. He is the co-founder of The Chosen Khan, an online platform that highlights diversity, interfaith and creative dialogue. He is the chairman of Social Sport, a charity that helps to integrate refugee youth through the power of team sports. He is also a member of Vancouver Helping Hands, a group that helps members of the DTES by providing them with care packages and conversations.

He has planned multiple rallies such as the Love Over Fear Rally against Islamophobia and the Love Over Fear Rally against Racial Discrimination, which in turn led him to co-founding the Love Over Fear clothing line.

Currently he is acting, producing and writing a short film and a documentary series aimed at humanizing and uniting people.

In conjunction to that, he is also running for the position of Vancouver city councillor in the upcoming municipal election.

He hopes to connect as many people as possible during the short time that he’s blessed to be on this planet.


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